HB 1246 State/Local Hospitalization Program.
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Summary:
State/Local Hospitalization Program. Revises the methodology for determining eligibility for the State/Local Hospitalization (SLH) Program--a safety net program for indigent persons who are not eligible for Medicaid. Currently, eligibility for SLH is determined by the same method used to determine eligibility for the Aid to Dependent Children program. Because ADC is an income supplement calculated on a monthly income basis, using ADC methodology for SLH eligibility can result and has resulted in SLH eligibility for nonindigent individuals. Pursuant to a second enactment clause, the regulations in effect on January 1, 1994, (and, therefore, the current methodology) will continue to be used until amended regulations become effective. The enactment clause, although not codified, will be enforceable law and will provide the Board of Medical Assistance Services with time to develop and process the new methodology through the Administrative Process Act.

Full text:
01/25/94  House: Presented and ordered printed  pdf
02/24/94  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1246ER)  pdf
04/07/94  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0297)  pdf

Status:
01/25/94  House: Presented and ordered printed
01/25/94  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/28/94  House: Assigned to H. W. I. sub-committee: 1
02/03/94  House: Reported from H. W. I. (21-Y 0-N)
02/04/94  House: Read first time
02/07/94  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/08/94  House: Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/94  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/94  House: Communicated to Senate
02/09/94  Senate: Read first time
02/09/94  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/94  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/18/94  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/18/94  Senate: VOTE: CONST. READING DISPENSED (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/94  Senate: Read third time
02/21/94  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/21/94  Senate: VOTE: PASSAGE (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/94  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1246ER)
03/07/94  House: Enrolled
03/07/94  House: Signed by Speaker
03/08/94  Senate: Signed by President
04/04/94  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 297 (effective 7/1/94)
04/07/94  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0297)