Revises parameters relating to the establishment of the Medicaid program; revising exemptions from the mandatory enrollment of Medicaid recipients in Medicaid managed care; revising eligibility criteria for the long-term care managed care program to conform to exemptions; revising parameters under which a long-term care managed care plan must contract with nursing homes & hospices.
Filed 2/10, Referred to Health Policy 2/16, Introduced 3/7. Referred to Health Policy Committee 3/22, Comm Substitute Health Policy passed 6-1, Referred to Appropriations Sub Comm 3/27.Passed HHS subcommittee 8-0 on 4/13, Sent to Appropriations Committee 4/17, Passed Appropriations Committee 18-0. Indefinitely postponed in committee, Died on calendar.
Support We are concerned that the lack of uniformity of policies and standards create burdens for nursing home operators and residents. We want to ensure the lives of our most vulnerable citizens are not disrupted and our senior citizens receive the highest quality care they've earned.