Report Title:

Medicaid Waiver Policy

Description:

Requires the Department of Human Services to combine case management and personal care Medicaid payments to maximize participation by assisted living facilities.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2751

TWENTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2004

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to medicaid funds.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Chapter 346, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"346-     Medicaid funds; assisted living facilities. The department shall combine case management and personal care payments to maximize accessibility to medicaid waiver funds by assisted living facilities to the extent allowed by federal law."

SECTION 2. Any administrative rule or law that is contrary to section 1 shall be repealed.

SECTION 3. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 4. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2004.

INTRODUCED BY:

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