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21-5927.Making false claim, statement or representation to the medicaid program. (a) Making a false claim, statement or representation to the medicaid program is, with intent to defraud, making, presenting, submitting, offering or causing to be made, presented, submitted or offered:

(1) Any false or fraudulent claim for payment for any goods, service, item, facility accommodation for which payment may be made, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program, whether or not the claim is allowed or allowable;

(2) any false or fraudulent statement or representation for use in determining payments which may be made, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program, whether or not the claim is allowed or allowable;

(3) any false or fraudulent report or filing which is or may be used in computing or determining a rate of payment for any goods, service, item, facility or accommodation, for which payment may be made, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program, whether or not the claim is allowed or allowable;

(4) any false or fraudulent statement or representation made in connection with any report or filing which is or may be used in computing or determining a rate of payment for any goods, service, item, facility or accommodation for which payment may be made, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program, whether or not the claim is allowed or allowable;

(5) any statement or representation for use by another in obtaining any goods, service, item, facility or accommodation for which payment may be made, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program, knowing the statement or representation to be false, in whole or in part, by commission or omission, whether or not the claim is allowed or allowable;

(6) any claim for payment, for any goods, service, item, facility, or accommodation, which is not medically necessary in accordance with professionally recognized parameters or as otherwise required by law, for which payment may be made, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program, whether or not the claim is allowed or allowable;

(7) any wholly or partially false or fraudulent book, record, document, data or instrument, which is required to be kept or which is kept as documentation for any goods, service, item, facility or accommodation or of any cost or expense claimed for reimbursement for any goods, service, item, facility or accommodation for which payment is, has been, or can be sought, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program, whether or not the claim is allowed or allowable;

(8) any wholly or partially false or fraudulent book, record, document, data or instrument to any properly identified law enforcement officer, any properly identified employee or authorized representative of the attorney general, or to any properly identified employee or agent of the department of social and rehabilitation services, or its fiscal agent, in connection with any audit or investigation involving any claim for payment or rate of payment for any goods, service, item, facility or accommodation payable, in whole or in part, under the medicaid program; or

(9) any false or fraudulent statement or representation made, with the intent to influence any acts or decision of any official, employee or agent of a state or federal agency having regulatory or administrative authority over the Kansas medicaid program.

(b) Making a false claim, statement or representation to the medicaid programs defined in:

(1) Subsection (a)(1), (a)(2), (a)(3), (a)(4), (a)(5), (a)(6) or (a)(7), where the aggregate amount of payments illegally claimed is:

(A) $25,000 or more is a severity level 7, nonperson felony;

(B) at least $1,000 but less than $25,000 is a severity level 9, nonperson felony; and

(C) less than $1,000 is a class A misdemeanor; and

(2) subsection (a)(8) or (a)(9) is a severity level 9, nonperson felony.

(c) In determining what is medically necessary pursuant to subsection (a)(6) the attorney general may contract with or consult with qualified health care providers and other qualified individuals to identify professionally recognized parameters for the diagnosis or treatment of the recipient's condition, illness or injury.

History: L. 2010, ch. 136, § 152; July 1, 2011.



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