Maine LD 831: Resolve, To Reduce MaineCare Spending through Targeted Prevention Services

LD 831 (subjects: MEDICAID , MAINECARE )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=831&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Linda Sanborn of Gorham: (D – District 26) — e-mail | Facebook

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
3/10/2015 House Committee on Health and Human Services suggested and ordered printed.
The Resolve was REFERRED to the Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
3/11/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Brakey of Androscoggin, REFERRED to the Committee on Health and Human Services, in concurrence.
6/3/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
Under suspension of the rules
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Resolve was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-281)
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/4/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED, in concurrence.

READ ONCE.

Committee Amendment “A” (H-281) READ and ADOPTED, in concurrence.

Under suspension of the Rules, READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-281), in concurrence.

Ordered sent down forthwith.
6/8/2015 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/9/2015 Senate On motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE pending FINAL PASSAGE , in concurrence.
6/30/2015 Senate On Motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford taken from the SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE.
On motion by Same Senator Under suspension of the Rules RECONSIDERED PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-281) , in concurrence.
On motion by Same Senator Under further suspension of the Rules RECONSIDERED whereby Committee Amendment “A” (H-281) was ADOPTED , in concurrence.
On motion by Same Senator Senate Amendment “A” (S-326) to Committee Amendment “A” (H-281) READ and ADOPTED
Committee Amendment “A” (H-281) As Amended By Senate Amendment “A” (S-326) thereto ADOPTED , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-281) AS AMENDED BY Senate Amendment “A” (S-326) thereto , in NON-CONCURRENCE.
Ordered sent down forthwith for concurrence.
6/30/2015 House The House RECEDED and CONCURRED to PASSAGE TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-281) as Amended by Senate Amendment “A” (S-326) thereto
ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/30/2015 House FINALLY PASSED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
6/30/2015 Senate FINALLY PASSED, in concurrence.

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 831 as originally introduced. L.D. 831 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-281) .

Resolve, To Reduce MaineCare Spending through Targeted Prevention Services

Sec.
1.
Home-delivered meals. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services shall file an application with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to request that home-delivered meals be a reimbursable covered service under the State’s home-based and community-based services waivers and that the home-delivered meal services be available to those who qualify for waiver services and who are experiencing transitions of care, have debilitating or acute illnesses or are primarily homebound and unable to prepare nutritious meals for themselves.

summary

This resolve requires the Department of Health and Human Services to file an application with the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to request that home-delivered meals be a reimbursable covered service under the State’s home-based and community-based services waivers. The purpose of this resolve is to improve health and delay entry into facility-based care.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


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