H1552B1972A01760       JLW:CMM 06/19/07    #90             A01760
                       AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 1552
                                    Sponsor:  REPRESENTATIVE DeLUCA
                                           Printer's No. 1972

     1       Amend Sec. 9, page 16, by inserting between lines 13 and 14
     2       (e)  Payor.--A payor may reduce all payments to a facility
     3    which fails to meet the established benchmarks for a given year
     4    by 2% for each payment owed to a facility for services provided
     5    until the department certifies the facility has met the
     6    benchmarks for that year.