Maine LD 1599: Resolve, To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Strengthen and Align the Services Provided to Maine’s Veterans by Authorizing MaineCare Transportation Services To Transport Veterans to Medical Appointments Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

LD 1599 (subjects: VETERANS , SERVICES )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1599&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Louis Luchini of Ellsworth: (D – District 132) — e-mail | Facebook

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Actions

Chamber

Action
2/23/2016 House Representative LUCHINI for the Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs pursuant to Resolve 2015, chapter 48, section 7 reports that the Resolve be REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES and printed pursuant to Joint Rule 218.
Report was READ and ACCEPTED.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/25/2016 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES in concurrence
3/10/2016 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Implement the Recommendations of the Commission To Strengthen and Align the Services Provided to Maine’s Veterans by Authorizing MaineCare Transportation Services To Transport Veterans to Medical Appointments Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

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Transportation services eligibility. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services shall submit to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services an application for a waiver under the Medicaid program to cover persons who are MaineCare members or eligible to be MaineCare members and who are also eligible for health care benefits as enrollees with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Under the waiver, the department shall propose to make available to these persons coverage for transportation to health care appointments at the United States Department of Veterans Affairs hospital at Togus and affiliated community-based outpatient clinics.

summary

This resolve is submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs pursuant to Resolve 2015, chapter 48 to implement recommendations of the Commission To Strengthen and Align the Services Provided to Maine???s Veterans. It directs the Department of Health and Human Services to submit to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services an application for a MaineCare waiver to provide transportation services to veterans who are eligible for the MaineCare program but also receive health care benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at the hospital located at Togus or affiliated community-based outpatient clinics.

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