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Long-Term Care, Legislative Oversight - 78th R.S. (2003)

Committee Members
Debbie Riddle, Chair
Robert Duncan
Dan Ellis
Chris Harris
Jack Gay
Stan Studer
Charges
• The committee examined the pressing issues related to long-term care, including quality of care, quality assurance, Medicaid reimbursement rates, liability insurance, the effects of tort reform, and possible funding funding methods such as a quality assurance fee and private long-term care insurance.*

Note:
Created by SB 190, 75th Legislature to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of the nursing facility regulatory system and to examine other long-term care issues.
The committee was not assigned any formal interim charges by the 78th Legislature.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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