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SB 1596: Nursing Home Accountability


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

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  • 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    3/12/2022 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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)

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  • SB 1596, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/6/2022 at 10:11 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1237 Nursing Home Accountability Smith Similar Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Finance & Facilities Subcommittee; companion bill(s) passed, see HB 539 (Ch. 2022-49)
    H 539 (er) Nursing Home Financial Reporting Trumbull Compare Last Action: 4/8/2022 Chapter No. 2022-49
    S 1324 Nursing Home Financial Reporting Burgess Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Rules, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 539 (Ch. 2022-49)

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    400.141 Administration and management of nursing home facilities. Page 2 (pdf)
    408.061 Data collection; uniform systems of financial reporting; information relating to physician charges; confidential information; immunity. Page 4 (pdf)

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