Section 40-26B-77


Published: 2015

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Section 40-26B-77

Section 40-26B-77Hospital certified public expenditures.

(a) A certification of public expenditures shall be completed and provided to Medicaid by each publicly and state-owned hospital for each state fiscal year beginning with fiscal year 2007. This written certification shall only include the amount of uncompensated care provided to hospital inpatients and outpatients during that same state fiscal year.



(b)(1) For state fiscal years 2014, 2015, and 2016, Medicaid shall pay to each publicly or state-owned hospitals the disproportionate share moneys for that fiscal year during the first month of the state fiscal year.



(2) Certified public expenditures made by publicly and state-owned hospitals shall comply with the requirements of 42 U.S.C. §1396b(w).



(3) If a publicly or state-owned hospital commenced operations after the due date for the state fiscal year 2011, the hospital shall submit its certification upon completion of the first six months of operation of the hospital to Medicaid in order to allow Medicaid to add the certification amount to the total certified public expenditure amount.



(4) If a hospital ceases to operate as a state-owned or public hospital it shall provide a certification to Medicaid which shall include all dates of inpatient and outpatient services until and including the hospital's last day of patient service as a publicly or state-owned hospital within 10 business days of the last day the hospital operated as a state-owned or public hospital.

(Act 2009-549, p. 1454, §2; Act 2011-615, p. 1383, §1; Act 2013-246, p. 595, §1.)