Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee
February 25, 2021
9:30 a.m.
Room 5

* Agenda Revised February 23, 2021, 5:22 pm *
Revision Notes: Added item 2. Added items 3 and 4.


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 1. Consideration of form and content of the first annual report of the Joint Medicaid Oversight Committee required by Joint Rule No. 11(E), including potential findings and recommendations
 2. Discussion of responses provided by the Louisiana Department of Health to questions submitted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in February 2021 regarding the proposed money follows the patient hospital payment methodology.
 3. Discussion of the requested budget adjustment to the Uncompensated Care Costs program within Medical Vendor Payments regarding Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payments.
 4. Approval of minutes from meetings held on: June 18, 2020; September 25, 2020; October 21, 2020; November 20, 2020, December 15, 2020; and January 29, 2021

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 A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.
 B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean a publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.
 NOTE: Only statements mailed to and received prior to noon on Wednesday, February 24th, will be included in the record for this committee meeting.
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