SB310: Medical Assistance Services, Department of; eligibility for services under waiver.


VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY -- CHAPTER
An Act to direct the Department of Medical Assistance Services to make recommendations regarding flexibility to individuals enrolled in certain waivers.
[S 310]
Approved

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Medical Assistance Services (Department) shall make recommendations to the General Assembly for legislative, regulatory, or policy changes that provide flexibility to an individual enrolled in a home and community-based waiver to choose his place of residence in the Commonwealth and that ensure such individual's informed choice of place of residence does not reduce, terminate, suspend, or deny services for which he is otherwise eligible. The Department shall report such recommendations to the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committees on Finance and Education and Health by November 1, 2018.


SENATE BILL NO. 310
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the Senate Committee on Finance
on February 6, 2018)
(Patron Prior to Substitute--Senator DeSteph)
A BILL to direct the Department of Medical Assistance Services to make recommendations regarding flexibility to individuals enrolled in certain waivers.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. The Department of Medical Assistance Services (Department) shall make recommendations to the General Assembly for legislative, regulatory, or policy changes that provide flexibility to an individual enrolled in a home and community-based waiver to choose his place of residence in the Commonwealth and that ensure such individual's informed choice of place of residence does not reduce, terminate, suspend, or deny services for which he is otherwise eligible. The Department shall report such recommendations to the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committees on Finance and Education and Health by November 1, 2018.

SENATE BILL NO. 310

Offered January 10, 2018
Prefiled January 8, 2018
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 32.1-325.04, relating to the Department of Medical Assistance Services; eligibility for services under waiver; place of residence.
Patron-- DeSteph

Referred to Committee on Education and Health

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 32.1-325.04 as follows:

§ 32.1-325.04. Waiver services; place of residence.

The Department shall not reduce, terminate, suspend, or deny services for an individual enrolled in a waiver who is otherwise eligible for such services on the basis of such individual's informed choice of place of residence in the Commonwealth.