Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to increase the rate paid for private duty nursing services that are not provided in a congregate setting, according to the specified policies, to $11.25 per fifteen minutes beginning January 1, 2020.
Appropriates $4,150,000 in recurring funds for 2019-20 and $8.3 million in recurring funds for fiscal year 2020-21 from the General Fund to DHHS, Division of Health Benefits Services, to implement the increase. Specifies that the funds are to provide a State match for federal funds, and appropriates those federal funds to the Division of Health Benefits for pay for costs associated with the rate increases.
Effective July 1, 2019.
Status: Ref to the Com on Appropriations, Health and Human Services, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 16 2019)
Bill H 745 (2019-2020)Summary date: Apr 15 2019 - View Summary