2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 761
Sponsored By:
Delegates V. Turner, Barnes, Benson, Ivey, Kullen, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, Tarrant, Valderrama, Walker, and Weldon
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Federal Waiver - Waiver for Medicaid Coordinated Long-Term Care Program


Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to apply for a waiver under the federal Social Security Act on or before December 1, 2009; requiring the waiver to include specified goals and objectives; requiring the waiver to include specified benefits and consumer protections regarding program enrollee choice of specified long-term care facilities; requiring coordinated care organizations in the program to reimburse specified facilities at specified rates; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jay Walker, District 26
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Community Facilities and Services
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Elderly Persons
Federal Government
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Home Care Services -see also- Respite Care
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Long Term Care -see also- Continuing Care; Nursing Homes
Medical Assistance
Mental Health
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long Term Care
Reimbursement Rates

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 15-141.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered