General Assembly: 82 (2007 Regular GA) - Chapter 113 - Uniform cost reporting for mental health or retardation, developmental disability, and Medicaid services


Published: 2007-04-26

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319 LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2007 SESSION CH. 114

CH. 113CH. 113

CHAPTER 113

UNIFORM COST REPORTING FOR MENTAL HEALTH OR RETARDATION,

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY, AND MEDICAID SERVICES

H.F. 309

†AN ACT requiring development of a uniform cost report for certain services reimbursed through the department of human services and counties.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. UNIFORM COST REPORT. 1. The department of human services shall establish awork groupwith county and provider

representatives to develop a proposed uniform cost report for use with all providers of goods and services that are reimbursed under theMedicaid programor a countymental health,men- tal retardation, and developmental disabilities services fund under section 331.424A. Repre- sentatives of the department shall include staff who work with the Medicaid enterprise and staff who work with the adult mental health, mental retardation, and developmental disabili- ties services system. Thecounty representatives shall include staff fromcountiesparticipating in the county rate information system and from counties that do not participate in the system. The county representatives shall be designated by the Iowa state association of counties. The provider representatives shall be designated by the Iowa association of community providers. 2. The work group shall resolve any barriers to implementing a uniform cost report posed

by different funding streams, reporting periods, definitions of allowable costs and cost limita- tions, cost classifications, and other differences. 3. Thework group shall report to the department and themental health,mental retardation,

developmental disabilities, and brain injury commission with a uniform cost report proposal and accompanying requirements on or before December 1, 2007. The department and the commission shall utilize the proposal in adopting rules as necessary to implement a uniform cost report requirement forusewithprovidersof goodsand services that are reimbursedunder theMedicaid programor a countymental health,mental retardation, and developmental disa- bilities services fund under section 331.424A. The rules shall provide for the uniform cost re- port requirement to apply beginning on or before July 1, 2008.

Sec. 2. IMPLEMENTATION OF ACT. Section 25B.2, subsection 3, shall not apply to this Act.

Approved April 26, 2007

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CH. 114CH. 114

CHAPTER 114

DEBTORS’ EXEMPT PERSONAL INJURY PAYMENTS

H.F. 744

AN ACT relating to a debtor’s exempt personal injury payments in state court debt collection and federal bankruptcy actions.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 627.6, subsection 15, Code 2007, is amended to read as follows: 15. The debtor’s interest in payments reasonably necessary for the support of the debtor or

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† Estimate of additional local revenue expenditures required by state mandate on file with the Secretary of State