VA HB1639 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 21 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-11-21 - Referred to Committee on Appropriations
Pending: House Appropriations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


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



2018-11-21HouseReferred to Committee on Appropriations
2018-11-21HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100544D

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