SB 112-1_ Filed 01/19/2006, 08:30
The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred Senate Bill
No. 112, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the
Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:
SOURCE: Page 13, line 1; (06)CR011201.13. -->
Page 13, between lines 1 and 2, begin a new paragraph and insert:
" Sec. 17. (a) A family shall participate in the cost of programs
and services provided under this chapter to the extent allowed by
federal law according to the following cost participation schedule:
Percentage of Copayment Maximum
Federal Income Per Monthly
Poverty Level Treatment Cost Share
(b) A cost participation plan used by the division for families to
participate in the cost of the programs and services provided under
(A) be based on income and ability to pay;
(B) provide for a review of a family's cost participation
(i) annually; and
(ii) within thirty (30) days after the family reports a
reduction in income; and
(C) allow the division to waive a required copayment if:
(i) other medical expenses or personal care needs expenses
for any member of the family reduce the level of income
the family has available to pay copayments under this
(ii) the program receives payment from the family's health
(2) may allow a family to voluntarily contribute payments that
exceed the family's required cost participation amount;
(3) must require the family to allow the division access to all
health care coverage information that the family has
concerning the infant or toddler who is to receive services;
(4) must require families to consent to the division billing third
party payors for early intervention services provided; and
(5) may allow the division to waive the billing to third party
payors if the family is able to demonstrate financial or personal
hardship on the part of the family member.
(c) Funds received through a cost participation plan under this
section must be used to fund programs described in section 18 of
Page 13, line 2, delete "Sec. 17. (a)" and insert " Sec. 18.
Page 13, delete lines 8 through 42.
Page 14, delete lines 1 through 14.
Page 14, line 15, delete "(f)" and insert " Sec. 19.
Page 14, line 36, delete "Sec. 18." and insert " Sec. 20.
(Reference is to SB 112 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
Committee Vote: Yeas 9, Nays 0.
CR011201/DI 104 2006