Joint Budget Committee. The bill directs the department of health care policy and financing (department) to provide community transition services and supports to persons who are in an institutional setting, who are eligible for medicaid, and who desire to transition to a home- or community-based setting (eligible persons). The services and supports must be available to eligible persons who transitioned from an institutional setting for up to one year.
The bill requires the department to submit an annual report to specified committees of the general assembly on the effectiveness of providing the services and supports.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)