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Senate Bill 0493

Senate Bill 0493

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF SB493 (Updated April 16, 2003 4:04 PM - DI 84)

Home and community based services. Establishes a caretaker support program. Encourages the Indiana health facility financing authority to work with for profit health facilities that are partnered with nonprofit agencies in converting licensed beds to less intensive care beds through bonds. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to establish a home and community based long term care service program and establishes eligibility for the program. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to apply for: (1) a waiver to amend the aged and disabled waiver to include any service offered by the community and home options to institutional care for the elderly and disabled (CHOICE) program; and (2) a waiver to amend Medicaid waivers to include spousal impoverishment protection provisions that are at least at the level of those offered to health facility residents. Specifies protections an individual receiving Medicaid waiver services must have.
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