General Assembly: 83 (2009 Regular GA) - Chapter 84 - Medical assistance program and veterans benefits — tenants of assisted living programs


Published: 2009-04-24

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314LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-THIRD G.A., 2009 SESSIONCH. 84

CH. 84CH. 84

CHAPTER 84 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AND VETERANS BENEFITS

— TENANTS OF ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAMS

S.F. 203

AN ACT relating to the identification of the eligibility of tenants of an assisted living program for benefits through the United States department of veterans affairs.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. NEWSECTION. 231C.5A ASSESSMENTOFTENANTS—PROGRAMELIGI- BILITY. An assisted living program receiving reimbursement through the medical assistance pro-

gram under chapter 249A shall assist the department of veterans affairs in identifying, upon admission of a tenant, the tenant’s eligibility for benefits through the United States depart- ment of veterans affairs. The assisted living program shall also assist the commission of veter- ans affairs in determining such eligibility for tenants residing in the program on July 1, 2009. The department of inspections and appeals, in cooperationwith the department of human ser- vices, shall adopt rules to administer this section, including a provision that ensures that if a tenant is eligible for benefits through theUnited States department of veterans affairs or other third-party payor, the payor of last resort for reimbursement to the assisted living program is the medical assistance program. The rules shall also require the assisted living program to request information from a tenant or tenant’s personal representative regarding the tenant’s veteran status and to report to the department of veterans affairs only the names of tenants identified as potential veterans along with the names of their spouses and any dependents. Information reported by the assisted living program shall be verified by the department of vet- erans affairs.

Approved April 24, 2009

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CH. 85CH. 85

CHAPTER 85 PUBLIC SAFETY REGULATIONS —

CONVEYANCES AND AMUSEMENT RIDES

S.F. 318

ANACTpertaining to the duties and regulations under the purviewof the labor commissioner.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

DIVISION I AMUSEMENT RIDE INSURANCE

Section 1. Section 88A.9, Code 2009, is amended to read as follows: 88A.9 INSURANCE. No person shall be issued a permit under this chapter unless the person first obtains an in-

surance policy in an amount of not less than one hundred thousand million dollars for bodily injury, to or death of one person, or property damage in any one accident, and, subject to the