Bill Summary for H 248 (2017-2018)

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Jun 29 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 248 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 2, 2017
AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE ADULT CARE HOME AND NURSING HOME ADVISORY COMMITTEES TO CONFORM TO THE ADMINISTRATION FOR COMMUNITY LIVING RULES AND RECENT CHANGES TO THE STATE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM AND TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO STUDY THE HOPE ACT AND RELATED FEDERAL REGULATIONS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Intro. by Dobson, Presnell, White, Carney.

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Conference report makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.

Amends the long title.

Deletes the provisions repealing SL 2012-171 and amending GS 108C-3. Deletes provisions directing the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Medical Assistance, to submit a State Plan Amendment request to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to remove references to Critical Access Behavioral Health Agencies, and providing that certain healthcare providers remain in a certain categorical risk level for purposes of GS 108C-3 for 123 months from the date the act becomes law.

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