LD 154 (subjects: HEALTH CARE SERVICES , LONG TERM CARE )
Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=154&PID=1456&snum=127
- Rep. Brian Hubbell of Bar Harbor: (D – District 135) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
Rep. Richard Malaby of Hancock: (R – District 136) — e-mail | Facebook
Sen. Brian Langley of Hancock: (R – District 7) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook
|1/29/2015||House||Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
|2/3/2015||Senate||On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.|
|3/10/2015||Senate||Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)|
An Act To Promote Greater Flexibility in the Provision of Long-term Care Services
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA 2147, sub- 10, as amended by PL 1987, c. 486, 2, is further amended to read:
The plan of care must meet standards for staff qualifications and supervision consistent with the standards required of licensed home health care providers;
Current law precludes facilities licensed pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 22, chapter 405 from providing certain services under one license to residents living in a facility under a lower level license on the same campus. The purpose of this bill is to allow facilities licensed under Title 22, chapter 405 to provide a continuum of care and services to clients residing in those facilities without requiring the clients to leave the facility, without requiring the creation of a licensed home health agency and without having to seek approval of area licensed home health agencies.
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