HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2019

 

COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES & HOMELESSNESS

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Chair

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Gene Ward

 

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH

Rep. John M. Mizuno, Chair

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Nadine K. Nakamura

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Rep. Gene Ward

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

TIME:

10:00am

PLACE:

Conference Room 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 462, SD2

(SSCR1065)

Status

RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.

Extends the nursing facility sustainability fee program to 2021. Allows the nursing facility sustainability fee to be used to enhance capitated rates for the purpose of paying quality incentives. Increases the nursing facility sustainability fee limit from 4.0 per cent to 5.5 per cent of net patient service revenue. Increases the per resident daily maximum fee from $13.46 to $20 for each facility, and increases the per resident reduced daily maximum fee from $5.85 to $9 for facilities that meet certain exceptions. Appropriates funds. Appropriation effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

SB 463, SD2

(SSCR1105)

Status

RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.

Extends the hospital sustainability program for 2 years. Clarifies exemptions from the hospital sustainability fee. Appropriates $75,000,000 out of the hospital sustainability special fund for fiscal years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

SB 467, SD1

(SSCR1027)

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RESTORE ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS TO MEDICAID ENROLLEES.

Makes an appropriation to the Department of Human Services to restore adult dental benefits to medicaid enrollees. Requires federal matching funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

SB 1023, SD1

(SSCR950)

Status

RELATING TO AGING.

Makes an appropriation to the department of health to provide full funding for the kupuna care program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

SB 1025, SD1

(SSCR1091)

Status

RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.

Changes the kupuna caregivers program allocation cap from $70 per day to $350 per week. Appropriates funds for further implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

 

HSH/HLT, FIN

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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    Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

    The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

    The date and time of the hearing; and

    Measure number.

 

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Rep. John M. Mizuno

Chair

 

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Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura

Chair