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HB22-1247

Additional Requirements Nursing Facility Funding

Concerning requirements for additional supplemental payments for nursing facility providers, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
Session:
2022 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Joint Budget Committee. The bill directs the department of health care policy and financing (department) to do the following, with respect to nursing facility providers (nursing facilities):

  • Issue additional supplemental payments as directed for the 2021-22 state fiscal year;
  • Establish reporting and result tracking requirements necessary to administer additional supplemental funding;
  • Pursue federal matching funds to reduce the state share of costs to the maximum amount possible; and
  • Engage with stakeholders to produce a report including ways to improve methodology, practices regarding care and services to compassionate release individuals from the department of corrections, and funding for nursing facilities. The department shall submit the report to the joint budget committee and committees of the general assembly on or before November 1, 2022.

The bill grants the department authority to promulgate rules as necessary for implementation of the payments and their supporting requirements.

The supplemental payments and their supporting requirements are repealed, effective July 1, 2023.


(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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