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HB 1639 Medical Assistance Services, Department of; payment for certain services to hospice patients.

Introduced by: Christopher T. Head | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

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.


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