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S*0573 (Rat #0145, Act #0213 of 1989) Joint Resolution, By N.W. Smith, Bryan, Giese, F. Gilbert, D.L. Hinds, C.T. Hinson, Leatherman, W.R. Lee, I.E. Lourie, Matthews, McGill, M.F. Mullinax, Passailaigue, Peeler, M.T. Rose, Setzler, H.C. Smith, J.V. Smith, H.S. Stilwell, Thomas and J.M. Waddell
    A Joint Resolution to authorize the Department of Health and Environmental Control to construct additional Medicaid-certified nursing home beds and provide adequate funds to pay for the care given to the additional Medicaid patients when these new beds are constructed and certified, set forth the federal limitation on the number of patients allowed adding to the demand for the beds, authorize the Department to contract with nursing homes in Georgia and North Carolina, within budget limitations, to provide care for Medicaid patients from this State during the first fiscal year before the authorized additional beds are constructed, provide for the admission procedures for patients, require the State Health and Human Services Finance Commission to expand the hospital "swing bed" program to the maximum extent allowed by federal law, define "small rural hospitals", and provide for the hospitals to convert a portion of their licensed hospital beds to Medicaid-certified nursing home beds which must not be counted in the medical facilities plan until 1991.-amended title
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03/23/89Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-5
03/23/89Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-5
04/20/89Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-14
04/25/89Senate Amended SJ-45
04/25/89Senate Read second time SJ-46
04/25/89Senate Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day SJ-47
04/26/89Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-198
04/27/89House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-6
05/11/89House Debate interrupted HJ-31
05/11/89House Read second time HJ-37
05/11/89House Unanimous consent for third reading on next legislative day HJ-38
05/12/89House Read third time and enrolled
05/16/89 Ratified R 145
05/22/89 Signed By Governor
05/22/89 Effective date 05/22/89
05/22/89 Act No. 213
05/26/89 Copies available

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