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SB 1596: Nursing Home Accountability

GENERAL BILL by Gibson

Nursing Home Accountability; Requiring licensed nursing home facilities to comply with certain rules adopted by the Agency for Health Care Administration; requiring nursing home facilities to pay any excess Medicaid revenue to the agency by a specified date under certain circumstances; prohibiting nursing home facilities from using more than a specified percentage of Medicaid funding on executive and managerial salaries; requiring each nursing home facility to post certain maximum rates charged at the facility on its Internet website and update the rates annually; specifying that a nursing home’s or its home office’s actual financial experience is its audited actual experience for purposes of financial reporting, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2022
Last Action: 3/14/2022 Senate - Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 539 (Ch. 2022-49)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2022 Senate • Filed
1/12/2022 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 138
1/18/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 138
3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
3/14/2022 Senate • Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 539 (Ch. 2022-49)