OFFICE OF FISCAL ANALYSIS

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sSB-166

AN ACT EXPANDING UTILIZATION OF PATIENT-DESIGNATED CAREGIVERS.

OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill, which allows the Department of Public Health to adopt regulations to set minimum standards for nursing home facility discharge planning services, does not result in a fiscal impact to the state, or municipalities. It extends to nursing homes existing requirements for hospitals regarding the designation of patient caregivers at the time of a patient's discharge.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None