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Senate Bill 0041

Senate Bill 0041

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB 41 (Updated March 14, 2006 4:33 pm - DI 104)

Division of aging. Establishes the division of aging as a division separate from the division of disability and rehabilitative services. Reestablishes the self-directed in-home care program (program) that expired July 1, 2005. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to report to the legislative council before November 1, 2009, on the implementation and outcome of the program. Allows the office of the secretary to use the survey performed by the state department of health when licensing a home health agency or personal services agency in determining whether to approve the entity to provide services for programs administered by the office of the secretary. Requires that 51% of a center for independent living's board must have a significant disability to be considered to have consumer control. Requires the office of Medicaid policy to study certain programs and expenditures concerning long term care and report the findings to the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight. Removes obsolete references. Makes conforming amendments and a technical correction. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the FSSA evaluation committee.)
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