Medicaid; Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study. (SJ268)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Study; JLARC; pathways for determining eligibility for Medicaid-funded long-term care; report. Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study pathways for determining eligibility for Medicaid-funded long-term care. In conducting its study, JLARC shall review (i) the Commonwealth's long-term care preadmission screening process, including the process by which individuals access such screenings, the timeliness of such screenings, support for individual choice upon meeting long-term care criteria, and assurance that the assessment teams are neutral and have no financial or legal ties to discharge locations and (ii) state and federal long-term care financial eligibility laws, including the use of annuities to protect assets, transfer of assets, lien and estate recovery, assessing a child as a family of one for eligibility purposes, and the effects of the new Modified Adjusted Gross Income eligibility standards and access to nursing home care services. The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission shall complete its meetings by November 30, 2016. Read the Bill »


02/17/2015: Passed the House


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102826D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/2015Reported from Rules
01/29/2015Reading waived (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2015Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Rules
02/13/2015Reported from Rules with substitute (11-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Committee substitute printed 15105104D-H1
02/17/2015Taken up
02/17/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105104D-H1
02/17/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SJ268H1
02/17/2015Agreed to by House with substitute (70-Y 28-N)
02/17/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (70-Y 28-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015House substitute rejected by Senate
02/20/2015House insisted on substitute
02/20/2015House requested conference committee
02/24/2015Senate acceded to request
02/24/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/2015Senators: Hanger, Obenshain, Dance
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/25/2015Delegates: Landes, Massie, Spruill
02/26/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/26/2015Conference substitute printed 15105558D-S1
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by House (80-Y 16-N)
02/26/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (80-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate
02/27/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ268ER)