PA- Home and Community-Based Services Accountability Act (2011)
This bill would implement several provisions, including a required in-person visit with a care manager for anybody participating in an HCBS waiver. One unannounced visit per year would be mandatory. In addition, the consumer's care plan would have to be reviewed and signed every 6 months by the consumer, the care manager, the care manager's supervisor, and a registered nurse. HCBS providers must ensure that their employees are free from TB and other communicable diseases.
Bill Number HB 617
Sponsor Representatives Gingrich, Barrar, Geist, Gillespie, and Goodman
Date of Introduction 2/10/2011
Latest Activity 02/10/2011 Referred to Aging and Older Adult Services
More Info http://www.legis.state.pa.us
Topic: Home and Community-Based Services