04RS SB186


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SB 186 (BR 1783) - J. Denton, R. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly within Medicaid.
     Amend KRS 205.6338 to provide for full implementation of the PACE program within Medicaid, and to set guidelines for the negotiation of capitation amounts.


     HFA (1/P, S. Nunn) - Retain original provisions and create new sections of KRS Chapter 194A to specify legislative intent to remove barriers to employment for persons with disabilities; require Cabinet for Health Services to convene a policy group to develop a Medicaid Buy-In program for persons with disabilities; specify membership; permit policy group to establish ad hoc groups and require policy group to conduct its first meeting by August 15, 2004, to have access to data, to identify financing and address availability of funding, to assess cost-effectiveness and economic benefits, and to make recommendations on eligibility, personal care assistance services, coordination with other programs, and policy considerations; require cabinet to apply for federal grants to support program development, require all state agencies to assist upon request; present program to Governor and LRC by November 1, 2004.

     HFA (2/Title, S. Nunn) - Make title amendment.

     HFA (3, J. Wayne) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 216B to define "continuing care retirement community" to mean a community that provides, on the same campus, a continuum of residential living options and support services to persons 60 years of age or older under a written agreement; and provide that the residential living options shall include at least one independent living unit, plus nursing home beds, and either assisted living units or personal care beds.

     Feb 17-introduced in Senate
     Feb 20-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 4, 2004
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House
     Mar 5-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 16-posted in committee
     Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 22, 2004
     Apr 12-floor amendment (3) filed

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