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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Long term care and health records. Provides that, under the long term care insurance law, for an individual to qualify for an asset disregard equal to one dollar of assets retained for each one dollar of long term insurance benefits paid out, the increase required in the maximum benefits provided by the individual's long term care policy may not be greater than 3% per year, compounded annually. Eliminates a provision under which a request for health records is valid for only 60 days after the date of the request. Requires a provider to provide health records upon request not more Long term care and health records. Provides that, under the long term care insurance law, for an individual to qualify for an asset disregard equal to one dollar of assets retained for each one dollar of long term insurance benefits paid out, the increase required in the maximum benefits provided by the individual's long term care policy may not be greater than 3% per year, compounded annually. Eliminates a provision under which a request for health records is valid for only 60 days after the date of the request. Requires a provider to provide health records upon request not more than 30 calendar days after receiving the written request. Authorizes the state department of health to impose a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 per violation on a provider that violates the requirement to provide health records upon request in not more than 30 days. ... View more