Bills Pending Connecticut Joint Human Services Committee

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CTHB07359IntroTo build a healthier and safer environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer persons with the establishment of a health and human services network dedicated to their needs.
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2019-03-15
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CTSB01078IntroTo provide state certification of doulas, Medicaid reimbursement for their services and study the effects of doula services on health outcomes for pregnant Medicaid beneficiaries and their infants.
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2019-03-15
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CTSB01080IntroTo promote family economic success across generations through the establishment of a cabinet designed to help coordinate services.
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2019-03-15
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CTHB07335IntroTo limit the potential for fraudulent use of electronic benefit transfer cards by persons who have moved out of state.
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2019-03-14
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CTSB01066IntroTo give nursing home residents subject to involuntary transfer or discharge due to a nursing home closure or receivership a greater voice.
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2019-03-14
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CTHB07337IntroTo protect fuel vendors in the energy assistance program from delayed payments by requiring that the Department of Social Services release fuel assistance funds to community action agencies before such agencies authorize fuel vendors to make deliveri...
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2019-03-14
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CTSB01079IntroTo establish a minimum staffing level for nursing home services.
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2019-03-14
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CTHB07336IntroTo expand access to mental and behavioral health treatment and reduce costs by expanding the types of mental and behavioral health providers who may be reimbursed under the Medicaid program.
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2019-03-14
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CTSB00944IntroTo change the Medicaid reimbursement methodology for occupational therapists and to require certain screening tools be used to assess children involved in substantiated cases of abuse and neglect.
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2019-03-01
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CTHB07091IntroTo prevent persons from misrepresenting pet dogs as service animals.
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2019-03-01
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CTHB07231IntroTo expand a foster care program currently being offered to elderly persons and persons with certain disabilities to persons with intellectual disabilities.
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2019-03-01
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CTSB00947IntroTo eliminate the financial burden of the nursing home resident day user fee for the only operating, free-standing rest home with nursing supervision in the state.
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2019-03-01
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CTHB07233IntroTo reduce fraud and inefficiency in state benefit programs by requiring agencies to share information on fraudulent claims and best cost-efficient practices.
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2019-03-01
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CTSB00946IntroTo clarify the deadline for the Department of Social Services to issue a final decision on an administrative appeal and remedies when the department fails to meet the deadline.
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2019-03-01
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CTHB07234IntroTo allow nursing home residents equal access to public transportation services in order to achieve equal and inclusive community participation of such residents and prevent discrimination based on nursing home residency status.
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2019-03-01
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CTHB07232IntroTo enhance the safety of nursing home residents by requiring nursing homes to install video cameras that may be remotely monitored by a resident's family.
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2019-03-01
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CTSB00943IntroTo allow a person to become eligible for Medicaid if he or she otherwise qualifies but for one inaccessible asset that cannot be liquidated in fewer than thirty days.
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2019-03-01
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CTSB00836IntroTo prohibit penalties against Medicaid providers or clients due to delays or errors caused by the conversion by the Department of Social Services to a new computer system.
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2019-02-22
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CTHB07123IntroTo reduce telephone wait times for persons contacting the Department of Social Services to reach a staff member.
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2019-02-22
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CTSB00897IntroTo allow a Medicaid beneficiary who directs his or her own care to choose a qualified caregiver regardless of whether such caregiver is an employee of an agency that has a contract with the Department of Social Services.
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2019-02-22
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CTHB07121IntroTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to distribute supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits twice per month.
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2019-02-22
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CTHB07167IntroTo authorize Medicaid applicants to utilize Miller Trusts to hold excess income for the purpose of qualifying for Medicaid.
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2019-02-22
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CTSB00899IntroTo address challenges faced by occupational therapists, physical therapists and other providers when a child patient transfers from HUSKY A to HUSKY B health care coverage.
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2019-02-22
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CTHB07169IntroTo require that the Department of Social Services not require telephone or in-person interviews to renew eligibility for supplemental nutritional assistance more than once annually and to prevent the department from penalizing persons who attempt to ...
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2019-02-22
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CTSB00895IntroTo provide Medicaid coverage for behavioral counseling provided to Medicaid beneficiaries in their homes by licensed social workers employed by home health care agencies.
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2019-02-22
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CTSB00834IntroTo require a study of what state services are being offered and may be available to children suffering from Smith-Magenis Syndrome.
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2019-02-15
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CTSB00818IntroTo allow for the deduction of court-approved conservator and fiduciary expenses from the amount of a Medicaid recipient's income applied to the cost of his or her care.
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2019-02-14
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CTSB00835IntroTo expand Medicaid coverage for children regardless of immigration status.
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2019-02-14
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CTSB00820IntroTo waive prior Medicaid authorization requirements for certain pharmacogenomics tests.
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2019-02-14
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CTSB00822IntroTo allow for more timely transfers of property owned by a recipient of public assistance.
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2019-02-14
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CTSB00819IntroTo apply to assisted living services agencies and continuing care providers that offer assisted living services the same prohibition on third-party guarantor contract requirements applied to nursing home facilities.
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2019-02-14
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CTHB07030IntroTo prevent health and employment risks when parents can't afford disposable diapers and lose access to child care facilities that require disposable diapers.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB07031IntroTo provide audio access by blind or visually impaired persons to government web sites and public safety notices.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB06895IntroTo prevent unqualified persons from holding themselves out as and practicing as social workers.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06898IntroTo expand the service area of mobile dental clinics.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06894IntroTo require the Office of Health Strategy to develop a Medicaid Public Option plan.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06897IntroTo provide Medicaid coverage for medically necessary donor breast milk.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06900IntroTo ensure only qualified persons use the title of social worker.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06896IntroTo foster employment and voluntarism among certain eligible Medicaid recipients.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06901IntroTo implement a cost-savings measure for municipalities who have Medicaid school-based child health programs.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06680IntroTo ensure individuals receiving home care receive quality care from well-trained workers.
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2019-01-29
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CTSB00755IntroTo require that all veterans' benefits be disregarded when determining income eligibility for Medicaid assistance.
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2019-01-29
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CTHB06683IntroTo promote efficiency and deter fraud in the delivery of state benefits.
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2019-01-29
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CTHB06681IntroTo allow the Department of Social Services to pilot the use of telemedicine in an under served rural district where access to service is hampered by inadequate transportation resources.
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2019-01-29
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CTHB06483IntroTo combat malnutrition among senior citizens by identifying gaps in the provision of meals, causes for such gaps and recommendations for improvement.
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2019-01-28
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CTHB06481IntroTo avert depletion of supplemental nutrition assistance benefits early in the month and higher food prices when retailers serve a rush of shoppers using their benefits all at once.
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2019-01-28
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CTHB06479IntroTo reduce the inequitable methadone maintenance rates under the Medicaid program.
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2019-01-28
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CTHB06478IntroTo improve services for Hispanic persons and communities of color by providing assistance to community-based organizations with capacity building, training and technical assistance.
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2019-01-28
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CTHB06480IntroTo equalize Medicaid payment rates between certified nurse midwives and obstetrician/gynecologists.
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2019-01-28
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CTHB06482IntroTo establish a statewide LGBT health and human services network to advance LGBT health and build capacity to foster a safer and more supportive state for LGBT residents.
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2019-01-28
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