2020 Wyoming Statutes
Title 14 - Children
Chapter 2 - Parents
Article 10 - Medicaid Fairness Act
Section 14-2-1005 - Birth Cost Recovery Allocation-Medical Assistance.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 14-2-1005 (2020)

14-2-1005. Birth cost recovery allocation-medical assistance.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (c) and (d) of this section, any amount recovered by the department pursuant to W.S. 14-2-1003(c), (d) or (f) shall be remitted to the department of health.

(b) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (c) and (d) of this section, any amount recovered by the department pursuant to W.S. 20-2-401(f) shall be:

(i) Recovered in the manner set forth in W.S. 20-6-101 through 20-6-222; and

(ii) Remitted by the department to the department of health.

(c) The department of health shall remit to the federal government any amount collected under this article and required to be reimbursed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1396k(b).

(d) The department may, on a quarterly basis, remit:

(i) Forty percent (40%) of the total amount of birth costs recovered pursuant to W.S. 14-2-1003(c), (d) and (f) and 20-2-401(f), less any reimbursements made to the federal government pursuant to subsection (c) of this section, to the birth cost recovery incentive account created pursuant to W.S. 14-2-1006(a).

(ii) Any fee or attorney's fee assessed by the department pursuant to W.S. 14-2-1004(c) to the birth cost recovery administration account created pursuant to W.S. 14-2-1006(b).

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