Establish limits on hospital-related charges. Provides a hospital-related charge for inpatient or outpatient care may not exceed 250% of the reimbursement rate allowed for the same care by the medicare program established pursuant to Title XVIII of the federal Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1395, et seq.
An act providing for independent practice of physician assistants; clarifying coverage of physician assistants under Health Montana Kids, Health Maintenance Organizations, and multiple welfare employer arrangements.
Revise laws related to dispensing of drugs by medical practitioners. An act revising laws relating to dispensing of drugs by medical practitioners; allowing medical practitioners to dispense drugs to patients; establishing requirements for and limitations on medical practitioner dispensing; requiring registration; providing rulemaking authority; and amending sections 37-2-104, 37-7-103, and 50-31-307, MCA.