The Senate Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 18, 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:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert the
SECTION 1. IC 12-24-13-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 4. (a) Each
in a state institution and the responsible parties of the patient,
individually or collectively, shall pay for the ensuing fiscal year an
amount not to exceed the per capita cost at that state institution.
establish a charge structure for institutional services and
treatment. The charge structure must be approved by the director
of the division before July 1 of each year and, once approved, the
charge structure must be effective for the following state fiscal
(b) Except as provided in section 5 of this chapter, each patient in a state institution and the responsible parties, individually or collectively, are liable for the payment of the
cost of charges for the
treatment and maintenance of the patient.
SOURCE: IC 12-24-13-7; (06)PD3958.2. --> SECTION 2. IC 12-24-13-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 7. If a patient in a state institution has insurance coverage that covers hospitalization or medical services in psychiatric hospitals, all benefits under the insurance coverage
in an amount not to exceed the cost of treatment and
maintenance of the patient, shall be assigned to the appropriate division.
SOURCE: IC 12-24-13-10; (06)PD3958.3. --> SECTION 3. IC 12-24-13-10 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 10. The appropriate division shall issue to any party liable under this chapter for any type of psychiatric service statements of sums due as maintenance
charges. The division shall require the liable party to pay monthly,
quarterly, or otherwise as may be arranged an amount not exceeding the
cost charge as determined under this chapter.
SOURCE: IC 12-24-13-11; (06)PD3958.4. --> SECTION 4. IC 12-24-13-11 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 11. The estate of a patient who receives care, treatment, maintenance, or any other service furnished by the division at the state's expense is liable for payment
of the cost of the charges as determined under this chapter
for the service. The estate is exempt from the requirements of section
10 of this chapter or any part of this chapter directly in conflict with the
intent of the chapter to hold a patient's estate liable for payment.
SOURCE: IC 12-24-14-2; (06)PD3958.5. --> SECTION 5. IC 12-24-14-2 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: Sec. 2. The billing and collection of maintenance
expenses charges under this article shall be
made by the division or a unit of the division designated by the director.
SOURCE: IC 12-24-13-3; IC 12-24-13-8; IC 12-24-13-9.
; (06)PD3958.6. --> SECTION 6. THE FOLLOWING ARE REPEALED [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE]: IC 12-24-13-3; IC 12-24-13-8; IC 12-24-13-9.
SOURCE: ; (06)PD3958.7. --> SECTION 7. An emergency is declared for this act.
(Reference is to SB 18 as introduced.)
and when so amended that said bill be reassigned to the Senate Committee on Health and Provider