Long-term care; requirements of Department of Medical Assistance Services. (HB2304)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Medical Assistance Services; requirements related to long-term care. Provides that the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall require all individuals who administer preadmission screenings for long-term care services to receive training on and be certified in the use of the Uniform Assessment Instrument; requires the Department to develop a program for the training and certification of preadmission screeners, develop guidelines for a standardized preadmission screening process, and strengthen oversight of the preadmission screening process to ensure that problems are identified and addressed promptly; requires the Department to make a number of changes to contracts for long-term care services provided by managed care organizations through the Medallion program; directs the Department to impose additional requirements related to submission of data and information by managed care organizations participating in the Medallion program; and requires the Department to implement a number of spending and utilization control measures in conjunction with managed care organizations participating in the Medallion program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103363D
01/12/2017Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2017Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/26/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2304)
02/02/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2304H1)
02/02/2017Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Committee substitute printed 17104925D-H1
02/02/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/02/2017Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/03/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/03/2017Reported from Appropriations with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Committee substitute printed 17105180D-H2
02/04/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Committee substitute rejected 17104925D-H1
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105180D-H2
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee substitute rejected 17104925D-H1
02/06/2017Appropriations Committee substitute agreed to 17105180D-H2
02/06/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2304H2
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2304H1)
02/13/2017Assigned Education sub: Health
02/14/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2304H2)
02/16/2017Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/16/2017Reported from Finance with substitute (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Committee substitute printed 17105597D-S1
02/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2304S1)
02/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105597D-S1
02/21/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2304S1
02/21/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Placed on Calendar
02/22/2017Senate substitute rejected by House 17105597D-S1 (0-Y 100-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 100-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Senate requested conference committee
02/23/2017House acceded to request
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by House
02/23/2017Delegates: Orrock, O'Bannon, Rasoul
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/2017Senators: Hanger, Howell, Newman
02/24/2017C Amended by conference committee
02/24/2017Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 1-N)
02/24/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (94-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2017Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2304ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/08/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2304ER)
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 749 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0749)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.