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SB 542 (2011) -  Nursing Home Diversion Program

by Bennett (CO-SPONSORS) Smith
Directs the Agency for Health Care Administration to expand the nursing home diversion program to include Medicaid recipients who meet certain criteria. Specifies locations for phased-in implementation of the program. Revises conditions for enrollment in the program. Provides for Medicaid recipient choice with regard to contractors. Requires the Department of Elderly Affairs and the agency to seek federal waivers to limit the number of nursing home contractors in additional locations, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2011
Last Event: 05/07/11 S Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7109 (Ch. 2011-135) on Saturday, May 7, 2011 3:35 AM

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Senate Referrals

  • Health Regulation
  • Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
  • Budget

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 7109 (Ch. 2011-135) Time: 05/07/2011 - 3:35 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration Time: 05/07/2011 - 12:01 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 47 Time: 03/07/2011 - 5:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Health Regulation; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Budget -SJ 48 Time: 02/09/2011 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/24/2011 - 2:02 PM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill