PA Homecare Association
Bill Status Report
10-17-2019 - 16:29:01


 Website Bills 

HB 51   Bernstine, Aaron
Amends the Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for medical assistance deemed eligibility program for home care, home health and older adult daily living services.
Companions: HCO 366 (M)
Position: Support
Printer Number(s): P0062  P0357 
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 02-20-19 H 5C1P2c_Cdxw (00:10:43)
02-20-19 H Second consideration
02-20-19 H Over in House
02-20-19 H Rereferred to House Appropriations
04-10-19 H Discussed during informational meeting House Aging and Older Adult Services

HCO 144   Day, Gary
Addresses the definitions, guidelines, and requirements for telemedicine services, evaluation, and treatment.
Companions: HB 872 (M)
Position: Support
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 12-06-18 H Filed
04-05-19 H Introduced as a bill - see HB 872

HCO 366   Bernstine, Aaron
Extends presumptive eligibility for home care and home health services.
Companions: HB 51 (M)
Position: Support
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 01-02-19 H Filed
01-28-19 H Introduced as a bill - see HB 51

HCO 979   Kim, Patty
Raises the minimum wage to $12 per hour and increases each year until it reaches $15 per hour.
Companions: HB 1215 (M)
Position: Monitor
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Monitor)
Bill History: 01-30-19 H Filed
03-25-19 H Introduced as a bill - see HB 1215

HCO 993   Hennessey, Tim
Addresses criminal background check provisions and employment bans in the Older Adults Protective Services Act.
Companions: HB 1930 (M)
Position: Support
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 01-30-19 H Filed
10-16-19 H Introduced as a bill - see HB 1930

SB 142   Yaw, Gene
Amends Title 20 (Decedents, Estates & Fiduciaries), in general provisions relating to health care; in living wills; in out-of-hospital nonresuscitation, providing for defs., orders, bracelets & necklaces; and making changes.
Companions: HB 987 (Related)
SCO 28 (M)
Position: Support
Printer Number(s): P0117 
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 01-31-19 S Filed
01-31-19 S Introduced and referred to committee on Senate Health and Human Services

SB 277   Brooks, Michele
Amends the Human Services Code, in public assistance, providing for medical assistance deemed eligibility program for home care, home health and older adult daily living center services.
Companions: HB 51 (Refiled from 17R Session)
SCO 158 (M)
Position: Monitor
Printer Number(s): P0236 
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Monitor)
Bill History: 06-18-19 S Reported as committed from Senate Health and Human Services
06-18-19 S First consideration
06-24-19 S Set on the Senate Calendar
06-24-19 S Second consideration
06-24-19 S Rereferred to Senate Appropriations

SCO 28   Yaw, Gene
Amends Title 20 to include the codification of Pennsylvania Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) to be used by medical professionals across all health care settings for patients who voluntarily wish to execute a POLST order.
Companions: SB 142 (M)
Position: Support
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 12-03-18 S Filed
01-31-19 S Introduced as a bill - see SB 142

SCO 158   Brooks, Michele
Provides greater access to in-home care by extending deemed eligibility to those who meet the qualifications for Medicaid and who wish to remain in their home.
Companions: SB 277 (M)
Position: Support
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 12-05-18 S Filed
02-08-19 S Introduced as a bill - see SB 277

SCO 218   Mensch, Bob
Addresses the Older Adults Protective Services Act to detect and reduce elder abuse in Pennsylvania and provide protective services for older adults.
Companions: SB 819 (M)
Position: Support
Track Name(s)): Website Bills (Support)
Bill History: 12-10-18 S Filed
08-08-19 S Introduced as a bill - see SB 819


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