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MassHealth - Hospital Supplemental Payment #1

SECTION 61.   Section 18 of said chapter 118G, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following subsection:-

(q) Within the Medical Assistance Trust Fund as established in section 2OOO of chapter 29, there is hereby established a MassHealth provider payment account, administered by the secretary of the executive office of health and human services. Subject to the availability of federal financial participation, funds may be expended from this account for supplemental Medicaid payments to qualifying providers pursuant to an approved state plan or federal waiver. All Title XIX federal financial participation revenue generated by hospital payments funded by the Medical Assistance Trust Fund, whether the payments are made by the division of health care finance and policy or the executive office of health and human services, shall be credited to the General Fund.