HB 1534, 2016 (Amended Section - as Truly Agreed)
208.437. 1. A Medicaid managed care organization reimbursement
allowance period as provided in sections 208.431 to 208.437
shall be from the first day of July to the thirtieth day of
June. The department shall notify each Medicaid managed care
organization with a balance due on the thirtieth day of June
of each year the amount of such balance due. If any managed
care organization fails to pay its managed care organization
reimbursement allowance within thirty days of such notice,
the reimbursement allowance shall be delinquent. The reimbursement
allowance may remain unpaid during an appeal.
2. Except as otherwise provided in this section, if any reimbursement allowance imposed under the provisions of sections 208.431 to 208.437 is unpaid and delinquent, the department of social services may compel the payment of such reimbursement allowance in the circuit court having jurisdiction in the county where the main offices of the Medicaid managed care organization are located. In addition, the director of the department of social services or the director's designee may cancel or refuse to issue, extend or reinstate a Medicaid contract agreement to any Medicaid managed care organization which fails to pay such delinquent reimbursement allowance required by sections 208.431 to 208.437 unless under appeal.
3. Except as otherwise provided in this section, failure to pay a delinquent reimbursement allowance imposed under sections 208.431 to 208.437 shall be grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of a license granted by the department of insurance, financial institutions and professional registration. The director of the department of insurance, financial institutions and professional registration may deny, suspend or revoke the license of a Medicaid managed care organization with a contract under 42 U.S.C. Section 1396b(m) which fails to pay a managed care organization's delinquent reimbursement allowance unless under appeal.
4. Nothing in sections 208.431 to 208.437 shall be deemed to effect or in any way limit the tax-exempt or nonprofit status of any Medicaid managed care organization with a contract under 42 U.S.C. Section 1396b(m) granted by state law.
5. Sections 208.431 to 208.437 shall expire on September 30,