HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Rep. Dee Morikawa, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Jo Jordan

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Marcus R. Oshiro

Rep. Mark J. Hashem

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

TIME:

9:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 107 / HR 60 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONSIDER AN ALTERNATE METHODOLOGY FOR ESTABLISHING THE BASIC PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM RATES FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, TO REBASE THE RATES AT LEAST EVERY TWO FISCAL YEARS, AND TO INCREASE BED RESERVATION DAYS TO TWENTY-FOUR DAYS PER CALENDAR YEAR FOR HOSPITALIZATION AND OTHER ABSENCES OF RESIDENTS FROM INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 106 / HR 59 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO NOT CONSIDER CERTAIN BENEFITS UNDER TITLE II OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT AS INCOME WHEN DETERMINING MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY AND TO ADOPT RULES TO ALLOW A PROVIDER OF MEDICAID ADULT DAY HEALTH SERVICES TO BILL IN FIFTEEN MINUTE INCREMENTS.

 

 

HUS, FIN

HCR 101 / HR 56 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW ADULT EDUCATION SERVICES AND THE POTENTIAL TO PROVIDE NEW LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES TO SENIOR CITIZENS.

 

 

HUS, HED

HR 91

Status

REQUESTING HAWAII EARLY HEAD START TO RAISE ITS ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES.

 

 

HUS, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Dee Morikawa

Chair