1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1233, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 180, delete section 24 and insert:

1.5(a) The commissioner of human services shall issue a request for information (RFI)
1.6to identify and develop options for a program to provide emergency medical assistance
1.7recipients with coverage for medically necessary services not eligible for federal financial
1.8participation. The RFI must focus on providing coverage for non-emergent services
1.9for recipients who have two or more chronic conditions and have had two or more
1.10hospitalizations covered by emergency medical assistance in a one-year period.
1.11(b) The RFI must be issued by August 1, 2013, and require respondents to submit
1.12information to the commissioner by November 1, 2013. The RFI must request information
1.14(1) services necessary to reduce emergency department and inpatient hospital use for
1.15emergency medical assistance recipients;
1.16(2) methods of service delivery that promote efficiency and cost-effectiveness, and
1.17provide statewide access;
1.18(3) funding options for the services to be covered under the program;
1.19(4) coordination of service delivery and funding with services covered under
1.20emergency medical assistance;
1.21(5) options for program administration; and
1.22(6) methods to evaluate the program, including evaluation of cost-effectiveness and
1.23health outcomes for those emergency medical assistance recipients eligible for coverage
1.24of additional services under the program.
1.25(c) The commissioner shall make information submitted in response to the RFI
1.26available on the agency Web site. The commissioner, based on the responses to the RFI,
1.27shall submit recommendations on providing emergency medical assistance recipients
2.1with coverage for non-emergent services, as described in paragraph (a), to the chairs and
2.2ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health and
2.3human services policy and finance, by January 15, 2014."
2.4Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.5Amend the title accordingly