Medical Assistance Services, Department of; payment for certain services to hospice patients. (HB1639)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Medical Assistance Services; payment for certain services to hospice patients. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to implement a process for direct payment of nursing facility or ICF/MR services for hospice patients receiving services in a nursing facility or ICF/MR if such patient would be eligible for medical assistance for nursing facility or ICF/MR services had he not elected to receive hospice care. The bill provides that payments made to a nursing facility or ICF/MR shall be the full amount that would be paid to the nursing facility or ICF/MR if the individual was not receiving hospice services, and shall not reflect any discount to such rates. Read the Bill »

Status

11/21/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
11/21/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100544D
11/21/2018Committee
11/21/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations

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