SB576 (2018) Detail

(New Title) relative to home health services rate setting.


SB 576-FN - AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE

 

03/22/2018   1182s

2018 SESSION

18-2973

01/03

 

SENATE BILL 576-FN

 

AN ACT relative to  home health services rate setting.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires the department of health and human services to review Medicaid reimbursement rates for home health services.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

03/22/2018   1182s 18-2973

01/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to  home health services rate setting.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Department of Health and Human Services; Establishing Home Health Services Rates.  The commissioner of the department of health and human services shall review Medicaid reimbursement rates for home health services and determine whether they reflect the average cost for providers to deliver services.  The commissioner shall consult with stakeholders in reviewing the rates considering the factors of economy, efficiency, quality of care, and access to care, in accordance with guidelines in federal regulations.  The commissioner shall report the findings to the president of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, the governor, and the chairpersons of the house and senate finance committees for consideration for inclusion in the state operating budget for the biennium ending June 30, 2021.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

LBAO

18-2973

Amended 3/23/18

 

SB 576-FN- FISCAL NOTE

AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE (AMENDMENT #2018-1182s)

 

AN ACT relative to  home health services rate setting.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [    ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [ X ] None

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to review Medicaid reimbursement rates for home health services and determine whether they reflect the average cost to deliver services.  Once the review is complete, the commissioner is required to report the findings for possible inclusion in the FY20/21 operating budget.  The bill itself does not require rates to be set at any particular level, and so has no fiscal impact.  

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

None

 

 

Links

SB576 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 6, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
April 3, 2018 House Hearing
April 11, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 19, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB576 Revision: 3331 Date: March 27, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
SB576 Revision: 2939 Date: Jan. 11, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Finance; SJ 2
Feb. 6, 2018 Hearing: 02/06/2018, Room 103, SH, 01:45 pm; SC 6
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate, 02/22/2018; SC 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Sen. Bradley Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Pending Motion Inexpedient to Legislate; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
March 22, 2018 Sen. Bradley Moved to Remove From Table, MA, VV; 03/22/2018; SJ 10
March 22, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate, MF, VV; 03/22/2018; SJ 10
March 22, 2018 Sen. Bradley Moved Ought to Pass; 03/22/2018; SJ 10
March 22, 2018 Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2018-1182s, AA, VV; 03/22/2018; SJ 10
March 22, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-1182s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/22/2018; SJ 10
March 22, 2018 Introduced 03/22/2018 and referred to Finance HJ 10 P. 53
April 3, 2018 Public Hearing: 04/03/2018 03:30 PM LOB 210-211
April 6, 2018 Division III Work Session: 04/06/2018 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
April 11, 2018 Executive Session: 04/11/2018 01:00 PM LOB 210-211
Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 15-11; RC)
April 19, 2018 Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 04/19/2018 (Vote 15-11; RC) HC 15 P. 12
Minority Committee Report: Ought to Pass
April 19, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA RC 180-154 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 20