Maine LD 1682: An Act To Specify That Certain Rules Regarding Services to Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Are Major Substantive Rules

LD 1682 (subjects: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPT , POWERS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=1682&PID=1456&snum=127


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Actions

Chamber

Action
3/30/2016 House Reports READ.
On motion of Representative GATTINE of Westbrook, the Majority Ought to Pass pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 377-A Report was ACCEPTED.
ROLL CALL NO. 537
(Yeas 83 – Nays 64 – Absent 4 – Excused 0)
The Bill was READ ONCE.
Under suspension of the rules, the Bill was given its SECOND READING without REFERENCE to the Committee on Bills in the Second Reading.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/31/2016 Senate Reports READ.
On motion by Senator BRAKEY of Androscoggin the Majority Ought to Pass Pursuant to Statute Report ACCEPTED, in concurrence.
READ ONCE.
Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED, in concurrence.
3/31/2016 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/1/2016 Senate PASSED TO BE ENACTED, in concurrence.
4/13/2016 House This Bill, having been returned by the Governor, together with objections to the same pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of Maine, after reconsideration, the House proceeded to vote on the question: “Shall this Bill become a law notwithstanding the objections of the Governor?”
ROLL CALL NO. 627V
83 having voted in the affirmative and 66 in the negative, with 2 being absent, and accordingly it was the vote of the House that the Bill not become a law and the veto was sustained.
Placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Specify That Certain Rules Regarding Services to Persons with Intellectual Disabilities or Autism Are Major Substantive Rules

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 34-B MRSA 5006 is enacted to read:

5006. Rules regarding community-based services and reimbursement for community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities or autism

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Title or Title 22, any rules adopted on or after August 1, 2016 by the department pursuant to any authority granted under this chapter and Title 22, chapter 855 regarding community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities or autism and reimbursement for providers of community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities or autism are major substantive rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A. Rules subject to this section include, but are not limited to, rules relating to eligibility, personal planning, covered and noncovered services, limits and duration of care, member records, provider qualifications and requirements, the appeals process, reimbursement calculation and methods, provider participation requirements, provider responsibilities, record keeping and retention of financial records and billing and auditing.

summary

This bill designates as major substantive rules any rules that are adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services on or after August 1, 2016 regarding community-based services and reimbursement for providers of community-based services for persons with intellectual disabilities or autism.

This bill is submitted by the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services in response to a petition filed pursuant to the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 377-A relating to proposed changes to Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter II, Section 21.

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