Digest Correction
January 31, 2003



DIGEST OF HB 1399 (Updated January 28, 2003 6:30 PM - DI 77)

Citations Affected: IC 16-27.

Synopsis: Exemption from home health agency licensing. Specifies that an entity that is approved by the bureau of developmental disabilities and only serve certain disabled individuals are not home health agencies for licensure purposes.

Effective: July 1, 2003.

Summers, Budak

    January 14, 2003, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.
    January 30, 2003, amended, reported _ Do Pass.

Digest Correction
January 31, 2003

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning health.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 16-27-1-2; (03)HB1399.2.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 16-27-1-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 2. (a) As used in this chapter, "home health agency" means a person that provides or offers to provide only a home health service for compensation.
    (b) The term does not include the following:
        (1) An individual health care professional who provides professional services to a patient in the temporary or permanent residence of the patient.
        (2) A local health department as described in IC 16-20 or IC 16-22-8.
         (3) An entity that:
            (A) is approved by the bureau of developmental disabilities services as a provider of services, subject to rules adopted under IC 12-11-2.1; and
            (B) serves only individuals with developmental disabilities who are in a placement authorized under IC 12-11-2.1-4.