Maine LD 75: Resolve, To Strengthen Health Care Services for Maine Residents Affected by Neurodegenerative Diseases

LD 75 (subjects: DISEASES , HUNTINGTONS DISEASE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=75&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Sen. Geoffrey Gratwick of Penobscot: (D – District 9) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/20/2015 Senate Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
suggested and ordered printed
On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
1/20/2015 House Resolve REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
In concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/30/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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Resolve, To Strengthen Health Care Services for Maine Residents Affected by Neurodegenerative Diseases

Sec.
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Feasibility study; network of services for residents of the State affected by neurodegenerative diseases. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services shall convene a stakeholder group that includes, but is not limited to, Legislators, health care providers, physicians, insurers, patients, representatives of state agencies and family caregivers to conduct a feasibility study assessing the need for and costs of developing a network of in-state health care services, including home care and care in long-term care facilities, for residents of the State affected by neurodegenerative diseases. The department shall submit a report regarding the findings of the stakeholder group, along with any recommended legislation, to the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services no later than January 15, 2016. The joint standing committee may report out a bill to the Second Regular Session of the 127th Legislature based on the report.

summary

This resolve directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convene a stakeholder group to conduct a feasibility study assessing the need for and costs of developing a network of in-state health care services, including home care and care in long-term care facilities, for residents of the State affected by neurodegenerative diseases. The resolve requires the department to report to the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services in the Second Regular Session of the 127th Legislature and authorizes the committee to report out a bill based on the group???s report.

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This information about LD 75 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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