Medical assistance services; determination of income, personal needs allowance. (HB1692)

Introduced By

Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico) with support from co-patron Del. Marcus Simon (D-Falls Church)


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 of Medical Assistance Services shall disregard a personal needs allowance in an amount that is at least $150 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). Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/11/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100943D
12/11/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/11/2019Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #1
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 2-N)
01/17/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1692)
01/22/2019Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (15-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2019Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (5-Y 2-N)
02/05/2019Left in Appropriations