CSHB 215(HSS): "An Act relating to program receipts; and relating to fees for services provided by the Department of Health and Social Services."

00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 215(HSS) 01 "An Act relating to program receipts; and relating to fees for services provided by the 02 Department of Health and Social Services." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 37.05.146(c) is amended by adding a new paragraph to read: 05 (90) the following fees, receipts, income, and monetary recoveries 06 collected by the Department of Health and Social Services: 07 (A) receipts of the Department of Health and Social Services, 08 Bureau of Vital Statistics; 09 (B) monetary recoveries of Medicaid expenditures from 10 recipients, third parties, and providers under AS 47; 11 (C) the state's share of overpayments collected under 12 AS 47.05.080; 13 (D) income received from a state or federal agency for children 14 in foster care under AS 47.14.100;

01 (E) fees received or collected under AS 44.29.022 for nursing 02 and planning services provided at health centers, genetic screening clinics and 03 specialty clinics, the certification of x-ray machines, the alcohol safety action 04 program, and other public health programs and services; 05 (F) fees received under AS 18.08.080 for the certification of 06 emergency medical technicians, emergency medical dispatchers, and 07 emergency medical technician instructors; 08 (G) fees received under AS 47.32; 09 (H) the state's share of child support collections for 10 reimbursement of the cost of the Alaska temporary assistance program as 11 provided under AS 25.27.120, 25.27.130, and AS 47.27.040; and 12 (I) monetary recoveries under AS 09.58 (Alaska Medical 13 Assistance False Claim and Reporting Act). 14 * Sec. 2. AS 44.29.022(a) is amended to read: 15 (a) The commissioner of health and social services may establish by 16 regulation a schedule of reasonable fees for services provided by the Department of 17 Health and Social Services under AS 44.29.020(a)(1) - (8) and (14) 18 [AS 44.29.020(a)(1) - (8)], AS 47.10, AS 47.12, AS 47.14, AS 47.30.655 - 47.30.910, 19 [AND] AS 47.80.100 - 47.80.170, and for the administration of public health 20 programs under AS 18. The fee established for a service may not exceed the actual 21 cost of providing the service. The commissioner may define or establish the "actual 22 cost of providing a service" by regulation. The Department of Health and Social 23 Services shall charge and collect the fees established under this subsection. The 24 department may waive collection of a fee upon a finding that collection is not 25 economically feasible or in the public interest. 26 * Sec. 3. AS 37.05.146(c)(42), 37.05.146(c)(59), 37.05.146(c)(60), 37.05.146(c)(61), 27 37.05.146(c)(62), 37.05.146(c)(63), 37.05.146(c)(64), 37.05.146(c)(65), 37.05.146(c)(66), 28 37.05.146(c)(67), 37.05.146(c)(71), and 37.05.146(c)(88) are repealed.