04RS HB60


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HB 60 (BR 309) - S. Nunn

     AN ACT relating to individuals with disabilities.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 194A to specify legislative intent to remove barriers to employment for persons with disabilities; require the Cabinet for Health Services to convene a policy group to develop a Medicaid Buy-In program for persons with disabilities; specify membership; permit policy group to establish ad hoc groups and require policy group to conduct its first meeting by August 15, 2004, to have access to data, to identify financing and address availability of funding, to assess cost-effectiveness and economic benefits, and to make recommendations on eligibility, personal care assistance services, coordination with other programs, and policy considerations; require the cabinet to apply for federal grants to support program development; require all state agencies to assist upon request; present program to the Governor and LRC, by November 1, 2004; require program implementation by January 2005.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)

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