SB 193-1_ Filed 03/26/2007, 12:43
Your Committee on Public Health , to which was referred Senate Bill 193 , has
had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the
recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
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Page 1, between lines 8 and 9, begin a new paragraph and insert:
" (b) As used in this SECTION, "replacement bed" means a
comprehensive care bed that is certified:
(1) during the same calendar quarter that an existing
comprehensive care bed is decertified; however, if the
existing comprehensive care bed is not decertified, the
certification for the replacement bed expires at the end of
the calendar quarter during which certification was
(2) during the calendar quarter before the calendar
quarter that an existing comprehensive care bed is
decertified; however, if the existing comprehensive care
bed is not decertified, the certification of the replacement
bed expires at the end of the first calendar quarter after it
was certified; or
(3) during the quarter after the existing comprehensive
care bed is decertified.
The health facility seeking certification of replacement beds and
the health facility intending to decertify beds shall jointly notify the
state department of any transaction involving replacement beds on
or before a health facility's request for certification of a
Page 1, line 9, strike "(b)" and insert " (c)".
Page 2, between lines 29 and 30, begin a new line block indented
" (6) One (1) health facility that is licensed or is to be licensed
under IC 16-28 and that meets the following conditions:
(A) The health facility will add or construct not more than
a total of twenty (20) comprehensive care beds.
(B) The director of the division of aging has determined
that the health facility will provide an innovative and
unique approach to the delivery of comprehensive care
that incorporates residential accommodations in a small
group setting offering a person centered culture.
(7) A hospital that is licensed or is to be licensed under
IC 16-21 that is under development on June 30, 2006, to add
or construct new facilities. In determining whether a hospital
is under development on June 30, 2006, the state department
(i) architectural plans have been completed;
(ii) funding has been received;
(iii) zoning requirements have been met; and
(iv) construction plans for the project have been
approved by the state department and the division of fire
and building safety; and
(B) any other evidence that the state department
determines is an indication that the hospital is under
Page 2, line 30, strike "(c)" and insert " (d)".
Page 2, line 32, strike "(d)" and insert " (e)".
Page 2, line 34, strike "(e)" and insert " (f)".
Page 2, between lines 37 and 38, begin a new paragraph and insert:
" (g) A hospital licensed or to be licensed under IC 16-21 may not
add or construct new facilities.".
Page 2, line 38, strike "(f)" and insert " (h)".
Page 2, between lines 38 and 39, begin a new paragraph and insert:
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"SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) The health
finance commission shall study the following topics:
(1) Whether hospitals, including specialty hospitals, should be
placed under a moratorium from adding or constructing new
(2) Whether specialty hospitals should be restricted from
presenting their facilities to the public as a hospital.
(3) Whether the definition of the term "hospital" under
IC 16-18-2-179 should be amended to include or exclude
certain specialty health facilities.
(b) The health finance commission shall issue its
recommendations concerning the topics studied under subsection
(a) before November 1, 2007.
(c) This SECTION expires December 31, 2007.
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB 193 as reprinted February 21, 2007.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.
CR019301/DI 77 2007