§42-66.4-1  Purpose. –

Link to law: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE42/42-66.4/42-66.4-1.HTM
Published: 2015

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TITLE 42

State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-66.4

Long-Term Health Care – Removal from a Skilled Nursing and/or Intermediate

Care Facility

SECTION 42-66.4-1



   § 42-66.4-1  Purpose. –

(a) The director of the department of elderly affairs and the director of the

department of human services shall cooperate and collaborate in obtaining

approval from the health care financing administration for a home and community

based services waiver. The waiver shall be designated to bring people who have

been admitted to a skilled nursing and/or intermediate care facility back into

the community. The waiver shall be reviewed and expanded periodically as

funding is made available.



   (b) The department of elderly affairs shall effectuate a

coordinated outreach and education program to create an awareness of the

alternatives to placement in a skilled nursing and/or intermediate care

facility. The outreach and education program shall be directed to both health

care providers and potential clients.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1988, ch. 451, § 3; P.L. 1992, ch. 370, § 1.)