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HJ 675 Joint Commission on Health Care to study creation of registry of cases of abuse or neglect.

Introduced by: R. Steven Landes | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles | history

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Study; Joint Commission on Health Care to study the creation of a registry of cases of abuse or neglect of an individual receiving waiver services by a service provider. Directs the Joint Commission on Health Care (JCHC) to study creation of a registry of cases of abuse or neglect of an individual receiving services through the Building Independence, Family and Individual Supports, or Community Living waiver program by a service provider. In conducting its study, the JCHC shall (i) determine the scope of the proposed registry of cases of abuse or neglect of an individual receiving services through the Building Independence, Family and Individual Supports, or Community Living waiver program by a service provider, including the types of cases that should be included; (ii) identify the statutory, regulatory, and policy changes that may be required for the establishment and operation of such a registry by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services or other appropriate entity; (iii) determine the cost of establishment and operation of such registry; and (iv) make such other recommendations to the establishment and operation of such registry as may be appropriate.