Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1399

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 16-27-1-2.

Synopsis: Exemption from home health agency licensing. Specifies that community mental retardation and other developmental disabilities centers that provide services through a Medicaid waiver 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.







Introduced

First Regular Session 113th General Assembly (2003)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1399



    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)IN1399.1.1. -->     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) A community mental retardation and other developmental disabilities center (as defined in IC 12-7-2-39 ) that provides services through a Medicaid waiver approved by the United States Department of Health and Human Services.