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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 2H: Declaration of public policy

      Section: 26:2H-18.60d: Interagency agreement with Medicaid Inspector General.

4. a. The Commissioner of Health and the Medicaid Inspector General shall establish an inter-agency agreement under which the staff and resources of the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General are utilized to:

(1) investigate charity care claims, which that office or the Department of Health reasonably suspects may be fraudulent, with the same authority as that granted to the Medicaid Inspector General to investigate complaints related to Medicaid integrity, fraud, and abuse pursuant to P.L.2007, c.58 (C.30:4D-53 et al.); and

(2) recover monies from third party payers that were paid as charity care subsidies based upon fraudulent charity care claims.

b. The commissioner and the Medicaid Inspector General shall take such actions as are necessary to ensure that any monies recovered pursuant to subsection a. of this section are deposited in the Health Care Subsidy Fund and used for the purposes of providing charity care subsidies pursuant to P.L.1992, c.160 (C.26:2H-18.51 et al.).

L.2007, c.217, s.4; amended 2012, c.17, s.232.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

Older versions of 26:2H-18.60d (if available):

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