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Senate Bill 0454


Senate Bill 0454

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF SB 454 (Updated March 26, 2009 8:13 am - DI 77)


Medicaid health facility quality assessment fee. Revises the definition of "continuing care agreement" to mean agreements requiring the payment of an entrance fee of at least $25,000. Specifies when a person providing continuing care has to register the continuing care retirement community with the securities commissioner. Eliminates payments to the Indiana retirement home guaranty fund after June 30, 2009. Removes provisions limiting the health facilities subject to the quality assessment fee based on the health facility's Medicaid utilization rate and annual Medicaid revenue. Eliminates the exemption from the quality assessment fee for health facilities that only receive Medicare revenues. Provides an exemption for hospital based health facilities. Specifies conditions that a continuing care retirement community must meet in order to be exempt from the quality assessment fee. Eliminates the role of the department of state revenue in collecting quality assessment fees. Specifies the percentage distribution of money collected from the quality assessment depending on whether the state is receiving an adjusted federal medical assistance percentage by the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Extends the health facility quality assessment fee until August 1, 2011. (The fee currently expires August 1, 2009.)
    Current Status:
     In Committee - 2nd House
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