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HB24-1229

Presumptive Eligibility for Long-Term Care

Concerning presumptive eligibility for persons in need of long-term services and supports.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Beginning January 1, 2026, the act removes the requirement that the department of health care policy and financing (department) fully assess a person in need of long-term services and supports for the appropriate level of care before the person is presumed eligible for the medical assistance program.

The act authorizes the department to make any necessary changes to any other federal authorizations that are authorized by the federal centers for medicare and medicaid services in order to implement the presumptive eligibility requirements for persons in need of long-term services and supports.

APPROVED by Governor June 3, 2024

PORTIONS EFFECTIVE August 7, 2024

PORTIONS EFFECTIVE January 1, 2026
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/03/2024 Signed Act PDF
    05/15/2024 Final Act PDF
    04/17/2024 Rerevised PDF
    04/16/2024 Revised PDF
    03/18/2024 Reengrossed PDF
    03/15/2024 Engrossed PDF
    02/12/2024 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details