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Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Viatical Settlement Contracts - Long-Term Care Services

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hixson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Authorizing an owner of a life insurance policy with a face value of more than $10,000 to enter into a viatical settlement contract in exchange for payments to a health care provider for long-term care services for an individual; prohibiting the proceeds of specified viatical settlement contracts from being considered a resource or asset in determining an individual's eligibility for the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hixson, Barve, Carr, and Cullison
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Health and Government Operations   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Insurance - Other than Health
Narrow Subject(s):Advertising
Assisted Living -see also- Group Homes
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Home Care Services -see also- Respite Care
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Long-Term Care -see also- Continuing Care; Nursing Homes
Medical Assistance
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Rules and Regulations
Unfair Trade Practices

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October 24, 2017 1:51 P.M.