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H 260 - Medicaid Funding - Key Vote

Idaho Key Votes

Pete Nielsen, Sr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Pete Nielsen, Sr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Medicaid Funding

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Medicaid Funding

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces funding for Medicaid.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes individuals of 18 to 21 years of age with severe and persistent mental illness to have access to benefits up to a weekly cap of 5 hours, while adults over the age of 21 with severe and persistent mental illness may have access to benefits up to a weekly cap of 4 hours (Sec. 9).
  • Prohibits replacing money from the nursing facility assessment fund to the Idaho medical assistance program by the legislature (Sec. 19.)
  • Authorizes the money from the nursing facility assessment fund to provide state matching funds for the department Medicaid trustee and benefit expenditures to the extent that a general fund shortfall exists, or as limited by the maximum assessment (Sec. 19).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (56-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Medicaid Funding

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that reduces funding for Medicaid.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes individuals of 18 to 21 years of age with severe and persistent mental illness to have access to benefits up to a weekly cap of 5 hours, while adults over the age of 21 with severe and persistent mental illness may have access to benefits up to a weekly cap of 4 hours (Sec. 9).
  • Prohibits replacing money from the nursing facility assessment fund to the Idaho medical assistance program by the legislature (Sec. 19.)
  • Authorizes the money from the nursing facility assessment fund to provide state matching funds for the department Medicaid trustee and benefit expenditures to the extent that a general fund shortfall exists, or as limited by the maximum assessment (Sec. 19).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Medicaid Funding

Committee Sponsors

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