S 772 (see companion bill H 1190) – MassachusettsStatus: In Process
Year Introduced: 2023
An Act to continue enhanced Medicaid hospital payments.
The executive office shall direct monthly payments to eligible hospitals in the form of enhanced Medicaid payments, supplemental payments or other appropriate mechanism. Each payment made to an eligible hospital shall equal 5 per cent of the eligible hospital’s average monthly Medicaid payments, as determined by the executive office, for inpatient and outpatient acute hospital services for the preceding year or the most recent year for which data is available; provided, however, that such enhanced Medicaid payments shall not be used in subsequent years by the secretary to calculate an eligible hospital’s average monthly payment; and provided further, that such payments shall not offset existing Medicaid payments for which an eligible hospital may be qualified to receive.
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