Senate Bill 3220
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Ensuring Access to Direct Support Professionals Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 21, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 21, 2020
Latest Action
Jan 21, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
3220
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Ohio
Delaware
New Hampshire
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Ensuring Access to Direct Support Professionals Act

This bill allows state Medicaid programs to cover certain home- and community-based services, self-directed personal assistance services, and home- and community-based attendant services that are provided in acute care hospitals. The bill specifies, among other criteria, that such services may not be duplicative of, or serve as a substitute for, necessary or obligatory hospital services.

Text (1)
January 21, 2020
Actions (2)
01/21/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
01/21/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 22, 2020 12:12:18 PM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 2:38:41 PM