HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1117

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO HEALTH.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 321, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"321-   Community health care facilities; case managers; late payment interest. The department shall reimburse community health care facilities and case managers with purview over the facilities for the interest on late payments that are overdue by at least twenty days at a rate of       per cent of the late payment."

SECTION 2. The department of health shall submit a report to the legislature with respect to community health care facilities no later than twenty days before the convening of the regular session of 2016 on:

(1) The actions taken to ensure timely payments to community health care facilities and case managers;

(2) Any operational problems or legal impediments that are anticipated to affect or have affected the department's ability to make timely payments to community health care facilities and case managers; and

(3) A cost analysis on the savings to the State in relation to providing health care services to the elderly and disabled persons.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Community Health Care Facilities and Case Managers; Department of Health Late Payments; Interest

 

Description:

Requires the Department of Health to pay interest on late payments to community health care facilities and case managers, and report back to the Legislature.

 

 

 

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