A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ADJUST MEDICAID PERSONAL CARE SERVICES TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL SAFEGUARDS FOR QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS AND TO REPORT TO THE HOUSE APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, THE SENATE APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Senate amendment to the 4th edition makes the following changes. Amends GS Section 10.9F(c) of SL 2012-142 to amend the criteria to be met in order for a Medicaid recipient to be eligible for additional hours of Medicaid Personal Care Services to require that the recipient have a history of (was, exhibit) safety concerns related to inappropriate wandering, ingesting, aggressive behavior, and an increased incidence of falls.
Amends the Department of Health and Human Services reporting requirement to make it due to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services (was, to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services and to the Senate Appropriations Committee on Health and Human Services).
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