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HOUSE BILL NO. 465
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Requested by: Stoicheff
PERSONAL CARE PROVIDERS - Amends existing law to revise the definition of
"eligible recipient" or "recipient" and "personal care services" to mean
one or two individuals who may receive personal care services to allow a
personal care provider to be responsible for two persons.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 465
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO PERSONAL CARE SERVICES; AMENDING SECTION 39-5602, IDAHO CODE, TO
3 REVISE THE DEFINITIONS OF "ELIGIBLE RECIPIENT" OR "RECIPIENT" AND
4 "PERSONAL CARE SERVICES."
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 39-5602, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 39-5602. DEFINITIONS. As used in this chapter, the following terms shall
9 have the following meaning:
10 (1) "Associated services" means those tasks performed which do not
11 require hands-on care such as incidental housekeeping, cooking, laundry, shop-
12 ping, and transportation included in the care plan.
13 (2) "Case management" means a service which coordinates multiple services
14 for individual clients through a process of assessment, planning, arranging
15 for and monitoring services.
16 (3) "Department" means the department of health and welfare of the state
17 of Idaho.
18 (4) "Director" means the director of the department of health and wel-
20 (5) "Eligible recipient" or "recipient" means an one
21 (1) or two (2) individual s determined eligible by the
22 department for the services provided in the state plan for medicaid, as autho-
23 rized by title XIX, of the social security act, as amended.
24 (6) "Independent provider" means a personal care attendant that provides
25 personal care services as an independent contractor.
26 (7) "Independent contractor" means a sole proprietorship, partnership,
27 corporation or other business entity approved in the state of Idaho to conduct
28 business and meeting all federal and state criteria as an independent contrac-
30 (8) "Personal care attendant" means a person whose name appears on the
31 Idaho state board of nurse's registry of certificated nurse aid's (CNA) or is
32 determined by the director to meet equivalent requirements and holds, or works
33 for a provider agency that holds, a valid Idaho medicaid provider agreement;
34 and provides hands-on personal care services.
35 (9) "Personal care services" means services that involve personal and
36 medically orientated tasks dealing with the physical requirements of the
37 patient performed in the patient's or patients' home or
38 homes and accommodating the patient's needs for long-term maintenance,
39 supportive care or associated services.
40 (10) "Plan of care" means a document which outlines all services, includ-
41 ing but not limited to, personal care services, required to maintain the indi-
42 vidual in his or her community.
43 (11) "Provider agency" means an entity that recruits, hires, fires,
1 trains, supervises, schedules, oversees quality of work, takes responsibility
2 for care given, and provides payroll and benefits for care providers working
3 for them.
4 (12) "Representative" means an employee of the department of health and
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this piece of legislation is to allow personal
service providers to be responsible for two
The state may be spending more money with personal care service
providers and less money with nursing homes.
CONTACT: Representative Jim Stoicheff
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE