Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Health Maintenance Organization Act. Provides that
enrollees who are residents of a retirement facility consisting of a
long-term care facility and residential apartments may be referred to
that facility's long-term care facility even though the facility is
not part of the health maintenance organization network. Specifies
conditions that must be met.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Insurance)
There will be no fiscal impact on the Department.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that the referral is limited to referrals for Medicare
covered skilled nursing services. Requires the facility to meet the
payment quality standards of the health maintenance organization
providing coverage. Requires full disclosure to consumers.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB457 fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Insurance)
SB 457, amended by H-am 1 will have no fiscal impact.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0408
Last action date: 97-08-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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