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      RS 46:440.5     

  

§440.5. Task force on coordination of Medicaid fraud detection and prevention initiatives; creation; membership

            A. There is hereby created within the office of the legislative auditor a task force on coordination of Medicaid fraud detection and prevention initiatives, referred to hereafter in this Subpart as the "task force".

            B. The task force shall be composed of the following members:

            (1) The governor or his designee.

            (2) The attorney general or his designee.

            (3) The legislative auditor or his designee.

            (4) The inspector general or his designee.

            (5) One member of the House of Representatives appointed by the speaker of the House of Representatives.

            (6) One member of the Senate appointed by the president of the Senate.

            (7) The secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health or his designee.

            C. The task force shall include the following nonvoting advisory members who, upon request of the task force chairman, shall cooperate with and assist in the efforts of the task force:

            (1) One advisory member appointed by the secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health.

            (2) One advisory member appointed by the secretary of the Department of Revenue.

            (3) One advisory member appointed by the governor who represents the medical field.

            (4) One advisory member appointed by the governor who represents the dental field.

            D. At the first meeting of the task force, the members of the task force shall select one eligible member to serve as chairman. Any member except a legislator shall be eligible to serve as chairman of the task force.

            E.(1) The task force shall adopt rules of procedure and any other policies as may be necessary to facilitate the work of the group.

            (2) The task force may form subcommittees for examination of special topics and issues within the overall subject matter of Medicaid fraud detection and prevention.

            Acts 2017, No. 420, §1.



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