Bill Summary for H 5 (2013-2014)
Feb 21 2013
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AN ACT REQUIRING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY, SHORT-TERM FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO (1) GROUP HOMES SERVING RESIDENTS DETERMINED NOT TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR MEDICAID-COVERED PERSONAL CARE SERVICES AS A RESULT OF CHANGES TO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA THAT BECAME EFFECTIVE ON JANUARY 1, 2013, AND (2) SPECIAL CARE UNITS SERVING RESIDENTS WHO QUALIFY FOR MEDICAID-COVERED PERSONAL CARE SERVICES ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2013.Intro. by Dollar, Burr.
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The amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Establishes that the amount of temporary financial assistance payments will not exceed $694 per month for group home residents that become ineligible for Medicaid-covered PCS on or after January 1, 2013 (was, after an independent assessment conducted prior to December 31, 2012) due to changes in specified PCS eligibility criteria.