Bills Pending Connecticut Joint Human Services Committee

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CTHB05442IntroTo establish payment parity under the Medicaid program for midwives and podiatrists.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05441IntroTo study the efficacy of state programs providing long-term care services.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05447IntroTo make technical and clarifying changes to statutes concerning human services.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05445IntroTo require the Department of Social Services to consider recommendations made by the state Auditors of Public Accounts in negotiating any contract for nonemergency medical transportation and reduce administrative burdens on beneficiaries who need suc...
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05444IntroTo allow nonverbal nursing home residents or their representatives to install electronic monitoring devices in their rooms, provided any roommates agree in writing to the use of such devices and liability for any breach of privacy related to the resi...
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05446IntroTo provide Medicaid reimbursement for in-home counseling, assessment and support services provided to a Medicaid recipient by a social worker employed by a home health care agency.
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00395IntroTo establish an advisory council to make recommendations concerning the certification of doulas and a deadline for the Commissioner of Public Health to establish a certification process for doulas.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05440IntroTo align state law with federal law concerning service animals and raise public awareness as to the rights and responsibilities of persons with service animals, emotional support animals and therapy animals.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05443IntroTo study the efficacy of Medicaid-funded programs.
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2020-03-11
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CTHB05309IntroTo eliminate extrapolation of provider clerical errors in Medicaid audits and limit recovery by the state against such providers to any resulting overpayment and state administrative expenses related to investigation of the clerical error.
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2020-03-11
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CTSB00084IntroTo allow Medicaid beneficiaries who are receiving home care the same right to retroactive Medicaid coverage as beneficiaries who are in nursing homes.
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2020-03-06
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CTSB00422IntroTo establish a public registry of homemaker-companion agency employees.
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2020-03-05
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CTSB00401IntroTo determine whether providers of human services receive disparate payment rates based on location and whether rate adjustments are required to ensure payment parity in the future.
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2020-03-04
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CTSB00398IntroTo increase funding levels for certain nursing homes by reversing rate cuts tied to occupancy levels and performance on a federal nursing home comparison system.
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2020-03-04
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CTSB00396IntroTo study the efficiency and responsiveness of programs administered by the Department of Social Services.
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2020-03-04
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CTSB00400IntroTo ensure the Commissioner of Social Services or the commissioner's designee regularly communicates with known immediate family of a conserved person when the commissioner has been appointed conservator of such person.
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2020-03-04
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CTSB00399IntroTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to study whether income and asset limits allowing employed persons with disabilities to receive medical assistance should be increased.
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2020-03-04
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CTSB00397IntroTo promote employment advancement and boost the economy by addressing disincentives that prevent working public assistance beneficiaries from increasing their income beyond eligibility thresholds.
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2020-03-04
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CTHB05310IntroTo eliminate recovery of public assistance payments from beneficiaries except as required under federal law.
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2020-02-28
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CTHB05306IntroTo expedite nutritional assistance, child care benefits and cash assistance for victims of domestic violence.
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2020-02-28
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CTSB00276IntroTo make drivers of paratransit vehicles mandated reporters of suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation or abandonment of elderly persons.
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2020-02-28
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CTHB05311IntroTo ensure students with autism spectrum disorder have the necessary support to achieve success at state institutions of higher education.
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2020-02-28
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CTHB05307IntroTo give providers of social services due process protections before payment is suspended by the Department of Social Services.
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2020-02-28
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CTSB00275IntroTo require the state to make efforts to notify immediate family members before taking over the administration of a decedent's estate for payment of state assistance or care provided to the decedent.
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2020-02-28
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CTSB00273IntroTo explore more efficient and effective delivery of state-administered human services via provision of more services by community nonprofit agencies.
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2020-02-28
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CTHB05308IntroTo require the Department of Social Services to explore options for providing supplemental nutrition assistance benefits.
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2020-02-28
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CTHB05015IntroTo implement the Governor's budget recommendations.
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2020-02-28
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CTSB00272IntroTo provide Medicaid reimbursement for chiropractors and acupuncturists.
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2020-02-28
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CTSB00274IntroTo offset the loss of federal funds for family planning clinics.
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2020-02-28
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CTHB05305IntroTo amend or repeal statutes concerning the Department of Aging and Disability Services.
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2020-02-28
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CTHB05232IntroTo eliminate requirements that payment rates be tied to performance measures.
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2020-02-21
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CTHB05235IntroTo implement an acuity-based payment reimbursement system under the medical assistance program for nursing facilities.
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2020-02-21
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CTHB05236IntroTo ensure the transition to a new Medicaid payment system for nursing home facilities is equitable, efficient and adequately funded.
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2020-02-21
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CTSB00193IntroTo set a new time table for development of performance measures for methadone maintenance providers.
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2020-02-21
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CTSB00065IntroTo avert costly, unnecessary institutionalization of elderly persons by expanding access to the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00067IntroTo expand access to services for persons with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers.
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2020-02-11
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CTHB05082IntroTo end the cycle of poverty by eliminating recovery of past public assistance payments from beneficiaries except as required under federal law.
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2020-02-11
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CTHB05083IntroTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to pay Medicaid providers enough to ensure that Medicaid recipients have access to quality care.
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2020-02-11
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CTHB05085IntroTo reduce the financial burden on public assistance beneficiaries by eliminating the requirement they reimburse the state, except as required under federal law.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00072IntroTo increase the amount long-term care facility residents can keep for personal needs while still qualifying for medical assistance.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00069IntroTo allow long-term care facility residents who receive medical assistance to keep more of their income for personal needs.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00068IntroTo increase rates of Medicaid reimbursement for nursing homes to ensure a sufficient number remain open to provide care for elderly persons and others in need of such care.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00064IntroTo allow long-term care facility residents who receive medical assistance to keep more of their income for personal needs.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00070IntroTo reduce the threat of nursing home closures due to rate reductions and avert the adverse impact on elderly residents in need of care in nursing homes.
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2020-02-11
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CTHB05084IntroTo provide sufficient Medicaid reimbursement to providers to ensure adequate access to care.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00071IntroTo allow long-term care facility residents who receive medical assistance to keep more of their income for personal needs.
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2020-02-11
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CTSB00066IntroTo allow more persons to receive services through the Alzheimer's disease respite care program.
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2020-02-11
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CTHB05017IntroTo provide feminine hygiene products to women who otherwise may not be able to afford such products.
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2020-02-06
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CTHB05016IntroTo ensure adequate access to medical specialists in southeastern Connecticut.
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2020-02-06
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CTSB00004IntroTo provide additional funding to certain Title X family planning clinics in anticipation of a reduction in federal funding.
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2020-02-05
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