S.F. No. 0066

Medical assistance-hospice care.

 

Sponsored By: Senator(s) Perkins, Bebout, Coe, Esquibel, F., Landen, Martin and Nutting and Representative(s) Barbuto, Blake, Bonner, Campbell, Childers, Esquibel, K., Lockhart, McOmie and Reeder

 

AN ACT relating to Medicaid; authorizing payment for certain hospice services; and providing for an effective date.

 

2/10/2012 Bill Number Assigned

2/13/2012 S Received for Introduction

2/14/2012 S Introduced and Referred to S10

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, Barnard, Bebout, Burns, Case, Christensen, Coe, Cooper, Dockstader, Driskill, Emerich, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hicks, Hines, Jennings, Johnson, Landen, Martin, Meier, Nicholas, P., Nutting, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Rothfuss, Schiffer, Scott and Von Flatern

Ayes 30 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/20/2012 S10 Recommended Do Pass

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Senator(s) Martin, Nutting, Schiffer and Scott

Nays: Senator(s) Dockstader

Ayes 4 Nays 1 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/20/2012 S Placed on General File

2/20/2012 S Rereferred to S02

2/22/2012 S02 Recommended Amend and Do Pass

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Senator(s) Hastert, Nicholas, P., Peterson and Von Flatern

Nays: Senator(s) Meier

Ayes 4 Nays 1 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/22/2012 S Placed on General File

 

SF0066SS001/ADOPTED

Page 1-line 2 Delete "providing for an appropriation;".

Page 2-lines 5 through 15 Delete and renumber.

Page 2-line 17 Delete "3." insert "2.". NICHOLAS, CHAIRMAN

 

SF0066SW001/ADOPTED

Page 1-line 14 After "care" insert "in a hospice facility for an eligible individual".

Page 1-line 15 Delete ","; reinsert stricken "and"; delete "including room and board payment when".

Page 2-lines 1 and 2 Delete.

Page 2-line 3 After "42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(10)(A)(ii)(VII)" insert "and room and board for individuals receiving the care in a hospice facility. Reimbursement rates for hospice care shall be set annually to match Medicare hospice reimbursements rates. The room and board reimbursement rate for hospice facilities shall not exceed fifty percent (50%) of the statewide average of the Medicaid hospice nursing home room and board rate". LANDEN, PERKINS

 

2/24/2012 S Passed CoW

 

SF0066S2001/ADOPTED

Page 2-line 3 In the Landen, et al Committee of the Whole Amendment (SF0066SW001/A) to this line, after "statewide average of the Medicaid" delete "hospice". PERKINS

 

2/27/2012 S Passed 2nd Reading

2/28/2012 S Passed 3rd Reading

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Senator(s) Anderson, Barnard, Bebout, Burns, Case, Christensen, Coe, Cooper, Dockstader, Driskill, Emerich, Esquibel, F., Geis, Hastert, Hicks, Hines, Jennings, Johnson, Landen, Martin, Meier, Nicholas, P., Nutting, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Rothfuss, Schiffer, Scott and Von Flatern

Ayes 30 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

2/29/2012 H Received for Introduction

2/29/2012 H Introduced and Referred to H10

3/2/2012 H10 Recommended Do Pass

 

ROLL CALL

Ayes: Representative(s) Barbuto, Craft, Gay, Gingery, Greene, Harvey, Miller, Peasley and Reeder

Ayes 9 Nays 0 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0

 

3/2/2012 H Placed on General File; Did not Consider in COW