Bill Summary for S 302 (2019-2020)
Mar 19 2019
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AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ADULT CARE HOMES TO USE SERVICE PLANS COMPLETED AS THE RESULT OF A MEDICAID PERSONAL CARE SERVICES ASSESSMENT TO FULFILL THE ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING PORTION OF THE REQUIRED SERVICE PLANS OR CARE PLANS FOR ADULT CARE HOME RESIDENTS; TO AMEND ASSISTED LIVING ADMINISTRATOR CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATIONS; AND TO IMPLEMENT NORTH CAROLINA BOARD OF NURSING TECHNICAL CHANGES AND PROCEDURAL EFFICIENCIES.Intro. by Hise, Bishop, Krawiec.
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Identical to H 325, filed 3/11/19.
Amends GS 131D-2.15 to clarify that the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is required to ensure that adult care home facilities conduct and complete a resident assessment within 72 hours after admission and annually thereafter. Adds to the statute, permitting adult care home facilities to use a service plan that was completed as a result of an assessment to determine a resident's eligibility for personal care services under the Medicaid State Plan to fulfill the activities of daily living portion of any service or care plan required by the statute or any rules adopted under Article 1, GS Chapter 131D, concerning adult care homes. Makes clarifying and technical changes.