2019 Keyword - Public Welfare and Assistance

HB 1060make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. 
HB 1177provide an opportunity to view a sonogram and hear the child's heartbeat prior to an abortion. 
HB 1199revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. 
HB 1213require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HB 1256make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability, to revise the income eligibility requirements for property and sales tax refunds, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1268authorize electronic monitoring of residents in assisted living centers and nursing facilities. 
SB 30remove certain unnecessary federal references and dates from certain provisions relating to the Department of Social Services. 
SB 61provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 
SB 62provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 
SB 131accommodate legislation on Medicaid provider reimbursements. 
SB 144remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. 
SB 155authorize additional nursing facility beds for the Michael J. Fitzmaurice Veterans Home. 
SB 158make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. 
SB 173make an appropriation to fund certain health care innovation grants, to require certain reports, expedite the nursing home rate methodology review, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 185revise certain provisions regarding restoration to competency for criminal defendants. 
SCR 8Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. 

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