House Journal: Page 1693: Tuesday, May 1, 2001
21 upon filing, unless the effective date is delayed by
22 the administrative rules review committee,
23 notwithstanding section 17A.4, subsection 5, and
24 section 17A.8, subsection 9, or a later effective date
25 is specified in the rules. Any rules adopted in
26 accordance with this section shall not take effect
27 before the rules are reviewed by the administrative
28 rules review committee. Any rules adopted in
29 accordance with the provisions of this section shall
30 also be published as notice of intended action as
31 provided in section 17A.4.
32 Sec. . NURSING FACILITY CONVERSION GRANTS. The
33 nursing facility conversion grants awarded on or after
34 July 1, 2000, may be used to convert all or a portion
35 of the licensed nursing facility to a certified
36 assisted-living program. All converted units of
37 assisted living shall be affordable, as defined in
38 section 249H.3, to persons with low or moderate
39 incomes. Grant recipients shall maintain a minimum
40 medical assistance client base participation rate of
41 40 percent, subject to demand for participation by
42 individuals eligible for medical assistance. The
43 department of human services shall adjust the criteria
44 for eligibility for conversion grants to allow a
45 licensed nursing facility that has been an approved
46 provider under the medical assistance program for a
47 three-year period to apply for a conversion grant
48 beginning July 1, 2001."
49 2. Title page, by striking lines 4 and 5, and
50 inserting the following: "department of human
2 3. By renumbering as necessary.
Osterhaus of Jackson offered the following amendment H(1772, to
amendment H(1764, filed by him and moved its adoption:
1 Amend the amendment, H-1764, to House File 740 as
3 1. Page 3, by striking lines 24 through 40, and
4 inserting the following:
5 "g. The department shall not apply a geographic
6 wage index adjustment in determining the modified
7 price-based case-mix reimbursement rate for nursing
9 2. Page 5, by striking lines 12 through 14, and
10 inserting the following: "indices as published by
11 HCFA each July."
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