Community living pilot program.

Authors: Representative Edward Clere

Co-authors: Representative Charlie Brown, Representative Sharon Negele, Representative Rebecca Kubacki

Sponsors: Senator Vaneta Becker, Senator Jean Breaux, Senator Douglas Eckerty

Co-Sponsors: Senator John Broden, Senator Mark Stoops, Senator Joseph Zakas

Advisors: Representative Todd Huston, Representative James Baird, Representative Karlee Macer, Representative B Patrick Bauer


Beginning January 1, 2015, establishes the community living pilot program (program) until June 30, 2017. Sets forth eligibility requirements to participate in the program. Requires the division of aging (division) to administer the program, establish a cost participation schedule, and establish certain standards for the program. Requires reporting of program data and outcome measures concerning the program to various entities on specified dates. Allows the division to audit and penalize an area agency on aging for any violations. Repeals a provision establishing a pilot program for certain Medicaid populations and participation in a risk-based managed care program. Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to provide the following reports: (1) A report to the general assembly concerning nursing facility beds. (2) A report to the general assembly concerning long term care. (3) A report to the budget committee and the general assembly concerning any risk-based managed care program for specified Medicaid recipients.