90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0457
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HMO-RESIDENTIAL FACILITY                                                   

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Health Maintenance Organization  Act.   Provides  that      
   enrollees  who  are residents of a retirement facility consisting of a      
   long-term care facility and residential apartments may be referred  to      
   that  facility's  long-term  care facility even though the facility is      
   not part of the health maintenance  organization  network.   Specifies      
   conditions that must be met.                                                
          FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Insurance)                                     
          There will be no fiscal impact on the Department.                    
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides that the referral is limited to referrals  for  Medicare      
   covered  skilled  nursing services.  Requires the facility to meet the      
   payment quality  standards  of  the  health  maintenance  organization      
   providing coverage.  Requires full disclosure to consumers.                 
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                    
          SB457 fails to create a State mandate.                               
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Insurance)                             
          SB 457, amended by H-am 1 will have no fiscal impact.                
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0408

   Last action date: 97-08-15

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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