Long-Term Services & Supports

Legislation

SB 214 - Medi-Cal: California Community Transitions program
DRC Support - Request for Signature

In January 2007, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded California a grant under the Money Follows the Person (MFP) demonstration.

SB 214 Position Letter (pdf)
SB 214 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 2644 - Skilled nursing facilities: deaths: reporting
DRC Support - Request for Signature

AB 2644 requires SNFs, during a declared emergency due to a communicable disease, to report each disease-related death to DPH within 24 hours and requires DPH to make the total number of disease-related deaths, in a manner that protects patients’ medical privacy, available on its internet website on a weekly basis. 

AB 2644 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 2644 Position Letter (rtf)

 

AB 2245 - Long-term health facilities
DRC Support

This bill would expand and strengthen the presence of Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) in California by creating the California ADRC Infrastructure Grants Program, which would be administered by the California Department of Aging (CDA) upon appropriation by the Legislature to fund activities associated with a No Wrong Door (NWD) model.

AB 2245 Position Letter (pdf)
AB 2245 Position Letter (rtf)