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74.09.210  <<  74.09.215 >>   74.09.220

RCW 74.09.215

Medicaid fraud penalty account.

The medicaid fraud penalty account is created in the state treasury. All receipts from civil penalties collected under RCW 74.09.210, all receipts received under judgments or settlements that originated under a filing under the federal false claims act, and all receipts received under judgments or settlements that originated under the state medicaid fraud false claims act, chapter 74.66 RCW, must be deposited into the account. Moneys in the account may be spent only after appropriation and must be used only for medicaid services, fraud detection and prevention activities, recovery of improper payments, for other medicaid fraud enforcement activities, and the prescription monitoring program established in chapter 70.225 RCW. For the 2013-2015 fiscal biennium, moneys in the account may be spent on inpatient and outpatient rebasing and conversion to the tenth version of the international classification of diseases. For the 2011-2013 fiscal biennium, moneys in the account may be spent on inpatient and outpatient rebasing.

[2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 1902; 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 997; 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 995; 2013 c 36 § 3; 2012 c 241 § 103.]

Notes:

     Reviser's note: This section was amended by 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 995, 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 997, and by 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 § 1902, each without reference to the other. All amendments are incorporated in the publication of this section under RCW 1.12.025(2). For rule of construction, see RCW 1.12.025(1).

     Effective dates -- 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4: See note following RCW 2.68.020.

     Findings -- 2013 c 36: See note following RCW 70.225.020.

     Intent -- Finding -- 2012 c 241: See note following RCW 74.66.010.