An Act To Implement the Insurance Payment Reform Recommendations of the Advisory Council on Health Systems Development
Sec. 1. 24-A MRSA §4303, sub-§3-B, as amended by PL 2007, c. 199, Pt. B, §8, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 24-A MRSA §4320 is enacted to read:
§ 4320. Payment reform pilot projects
Sec. 3. Department of Health and Human Services payment reform demonstration project authorized. Beginning July 1, 2012 and until June 30, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services may establish a demonstration project to implement payment reform strategies to achieve cost savings within the MaineCare program. The demonstration project must be consistent with the principles for payment reform adopted by the Advisory Council on Health Systems Development in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 2, section 104, subsection 11. The demonstration project must also include measurable goals consistent with those principles and include methods for monitoring and reporting. The department may adopt rules to implement this section. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
Sec. 4. Superintendent of Insurance to submit rules. The Superintendent of Insurance shall submit copies of the rules adopted pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 24-A, section 4320, subsection 2 to the Joint Standing Committee on Insurance and Financial Services no later than December 1, 2011.