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House Bill 1325


House Bill 1325

ARCHIVE (2010)

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DIGEST OF HB1325 (Updated February 2, 2010 2:48 pm - DI 84)


Long term care services. Specifies the amount and the manner in which the state is to complete the allotment process and distribute funds to the area agencies on aging (agency) for the provision of home and community based services. Requires the division on aging to establish a provider network and a program and standards for providers of home and community based services for persons in the CHOICE program. Provides the agency with flexibility in the management of certain program funding, and prohibits the division of aging from imposing restrictions that are not in the division's contract with an agency. Allows spouses and parents of individuals who are at risk of being institutionalized to provide attendant care services, and limits the amount of services that can be reimbursed. Requires the dissemination of specified information as part of: (1) a nursing facility's notification to applicants; (2) the nursing facility preadmission screening program; and (3) the hospital discharge process. Allows an agency on to make presumptive eligibility determinations for the aged and disabled Medicaid waiver under specified circumstances. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to make certain calculations of savings, use the calculated savings, and ensure that costs for services do not exceed funding available.
Current Status:
 In Committee - 2nd House
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