HB1215 (CH0445)

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Nursing Homes - Partial Payment for Services Provided

Sponsored by:

Delegate Pena-Melnyk


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 445

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make a certain advance payment to a nursing home at the request of the nursing home for uncompensated Maryland Medical Assistance Program services provided to a certain resident; providing that the advance payment may not exceed 50% of the estimated amount due for the uncompensated services; requiring the Department to pay the balance due to a nursing home under certain circumstances; providing for the termination of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Morgan, Angel, B. Barnes, Barron, Beidle, Bromwell, Carey, Carr, Chang, Cullison, Davis, Grammer, Hayes, Haynes, Hettleman, Hill, Impallaria, Jones, Kelly, Kipke, Korman, Krebs, J. Lewis, McDonough, McMillan, Metzgar, Miele, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Sophocleus, Szeliga, Valentino-Smith, West, K. Young, and Pendergrass
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0630
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1599 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Health Care Facilities and Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Health, Department of
Human Services, Department of
Long-Term Care -see also- Continuing Care; Nursing Homes
Medical Assistance
Nursing Homes -see also- Continuing Care; Long-Term Care
Reimbursement Rates
Uncompensated Care
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(15-101, 15-149)

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May 11, 2018 4:18 P.M.