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  1  1    Section 1.  MEDICAL ASSISTANCE – PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE.
  1  2 The department of human services shall adopt rules which
  1  3 provide that the personal needs allowance under the medical
  1  4 assistance program, which is retained by a resident of a
  1  5 health care facility, is fifty dollars per month, unless a
  1  6 greater amount is allowed under state or federal law.
  1  7    Sec. 2.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the
  1  8 state to the department of human services for the fiscal year
  1  9 beginning July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2002, the
  1 10 following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
  1 11 used for the purpose designated:
  1 12    For provision of a personal needs allowance of $50 per
  1 13 month to be retained by a resident of a health care facility
  1 14 under the medical assistance program:
  1 15 .................................................. $1,500,000 
  1 16                           EXPLANATION 
  1 17    This bill directs the department of human services to adopt
  1 18 rules to allow residents of health care facilities
  1 19 participating in the medical assistance program to retain a
  1 20 personal needs allowance of $50 per month, unless a greater
  1 21 amount is allowed to be retained under state or federal law.
  1 22 The current personal needs allowance is $30 per month.  The
  1 23 bill also appropriates $1.5 million from the general fund of
  1 24 the state to the department of human services for the fiscal
  1 25 year beginning July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2002, to
  1 26 cover the cost of the increased allowance.  
  1 27 LSB 1462HH 79
  1 28 pf/pj/5
     

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