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House File 617

AN ACT RELATING TO INCLUSION OF ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES UNDER THE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE HOME AND COMMUNITY=BASED SERVICES WAIVER FOR THE ELDERLY. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: Section 1. HOME AND COMMUNITY=BASED SERVICES WAIVER FOR THE ELDERLY == INCLUSION OF ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES. 1. The department of human services shall request a waiver from the centers for Medicare and Medicaid services of the United States department of health and human services to add assisted living services to the home and community=based services waiver for the elderly under the medical assistance program. 2. If the department of human services receives approval of the waiver, the department, in consultation with assisted living services providers, shall submit a plan for implementation to the general assembly. However, the waiver shall not be implemented prior to specific action by the general assembly to implement the waiver. CHRISTOPHER C. RANTS Speaker of the House JOHN P. KIBBIE President of the Senate I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House and is known as House File 617, Eighty=first General Assembly. MARGARET THOMSON Chief Clerk of the House Approved , 2005 THOMAS J. VILSACK Governor
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