(a) "Federally Qualified Health Center" means an entity as defined in 42 U.S.C. §1396d(l)(2)(B).
(b) "Medicaid beneficiary" means any person participating, through either a state plan amendment or waiver demonstration, in any Medicaid program administered by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources or its Bureau for Medical Services.
(c) "Participating provider" means a licensed health care provider who has entered into a contract with a provider sponsored network to provide services to Medicaid enrollees.
(d) "Provider sponsored network" means an entity that satisfies the definition of a "Medicaid managed care organization" set forth in 42 U.S.C. §1396b(m)(1)(A), is controlled by one or more Federally Qualified Health Centers, as set forth in 42 U.S.C. §1396b(m)(1)(C)(ii)(IV), and provides or otherwise makes available health care services solely to Medicaid beneficiaries or beneficiaries of medicaid or medicare pursuant to contract with the secretary executed in accordance with article two-l, chapter sixteen of this code.
(e) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the West Virginia
Department of Health and Human Resources.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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