Medical assistance; determination of income, personal needs. (SB893)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Medical assistance; determination of income; personal needs allowance. Provides that, when determining the income of a recipient of medical assistance services who is receiving long-term care in a medical institution or intermediate care facility, the Department shall disregard a personal needs allowance in an amount that is at least $100 and that the amount of the personal needs allowance shall be adjusted annually to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index, all urban consumers (CPI-U). The provisions of the bill are contingent on funding in a general appropriation act. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18104528D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/23/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB893)
01/26/2018Assigned Education sub: Health
02/01/2018Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/06/2018Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2018Read second time
02/08/2018Reading of amendment waived
02/08/2018Committee amendment agreed to
02/08/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB893E
02/08/2018Printed as engrossed 18104528D-E
02/09/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB893E)
02/09/2018Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Placed on Calendar
02/14/2018Read first time
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/22/2018Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/27/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
03/06/2018Left in Appropriations