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CTHB07122PassTo allow a mobile dental clinic to submit claims for Medicaid reimbursement for services not more than fifty miles from the fixed dental location associated with the clinic.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07230PassTo improve interpreter standards and access to public spaces for persons who are deaf, deaf-blind or hard of hearing.
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2019-07-08
Signed by the Governor
CTSB00945PassTo provide a financial incentive for nonprofit providers to provide cost-efficient and innovative state-funded human services by allowing them to keep a percentage of savings from the contracted cost and reinvest the savings in services.
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2019-07-01
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01052PassTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to expand Medicaid coverage of telehealth services state wide whenever such coverage meets federal Medicaid requirements for efficiency, economy and quality of care.
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2019-06-28
Signed by the Governor
CTSB01080PassTo promote family economic success across generations through the establishment of a cabinet designed to help coordinate services.
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2019-06-26
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07168PassTo ensure that persons with autism spectrum disorder receive services from the Department of Developmental Services and are eligible for Medicaid coverage despite family earnings.
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2019-06-21
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07093PassTo study and develop recommendations to increase employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.
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2019-06-18
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07165PassTo provide Medicaid reimbursement for donor breast milk deemed medically necessary.
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2019-06-18
Signed by the Governor
CTHB07166EngrossTo establish a statutory right to timely and appropriate nonemergency medical transportation for Medicaid beneficiaries and to provide a more timely avenue for such beneficiaries to appeal coverage lapses.
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2019-05-28
File Number 1003
CTHB07094EngrossTo ensure the health and well-being of young children receiving temporary family assistance by providing their families with an additional thirty dollars in benefits monthly per child under the age of three to purchase diapers.
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2019-05-22
File Number 965
CTHB07359EngrossTo 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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2019-05-22
File Number 972
CTSB01078EngrossTo 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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2019-05-17
House Calendar Number 619
CTSB01065EngrossTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to study whether long-term care needs are being adequately addressed.
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2019-05-16
House Calendar Number 609
CTHB07090IntroTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to provide equitable weekly reimbursement rates under the Medicaid program for all methadone maintenance programs.
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2019-05-14
Tabled for the Calendar, House
CTHB07092IntroTo increase the number of persons served under the Katie Beckett Waiver Program.
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2019-05-14
File Number 874
CTSB00898IntroTo redirect state funds previously distributed by the Department of Social Services to a new fund managed by a nonprofit organization that will disburse grants in a competitive procurement process to community organizations that serve Hispanic person...
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2019-05-14
Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
CTSB01051IntroTo improve home care services by requiring certain training levels, background checks and a directory of home care workers.
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2019-05-14
Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
CTSB00821EngrossTo equalize Medicaid rates for primary care or treating practitioners at federally qualified health centers for electronic consultation services with such rates for other primary care or treating practitioners and to pay such rates in addition to fix...
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2019-04-18
House Calendar Number 465
CTSB00837IntroTo ensure parity in Medicaid payment for nurse-midwives and obstetrician-gynecologists who perform the same services.
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2019-04-17
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
CTSB01053IntroTo provide Medicaid and Husky B coverage to immigrant children regardless of legal immigration status.
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2019-04-17
Moved to Foot of the Calendar, Senate
CTHB07338IntroTo increase funding for elderly nutrition, ensure equitable rates for providers of meals on wheels and collect and analyze data on malnutrition.
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2019-04-17
To Joint Appropriations Committee
CTSB01079IntroTo establish a minimum staffing level for nursing home services.
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2019-04-09
File Number 570
CTHB07358IntroTo study the efficacy of Medicaid-funded programs.
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2019-04-08
File Number 504
CTHB07339IntroTo expand access to affordable, quality health insurance.
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2019-04-04
File Number 435
CTHB07235IntroTo provide audio access by blind or visually impaired persons to government web sites and public safety notices.
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2019-04-03
File Number 350
CTSB00896IntroTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to seek a federal Medicare waiver to change the way hospitals are reimbursed for their services.
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2019-03-21
File Number 106
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
CTHB07091IntroTo prevent persons from misrepresenting pet dogs as service animals.
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2019-03-01
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
CTHB07121IntroTo require the Commissioner of Social Services to distribute supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits twice per month.
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2019-02-22
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
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
To Joint Human Services Committee
CTSB00822IntroTo allow for more timely transfers of property owned by a recipient of public assistance.
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2019-02-14
To Joint Human Services Committee
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