Legislative & Policy Priorities
HCAOA Connecticut Priorities (3/3/21)
House Bill 6100 - Oppose
Expands background checks of prospective caregivers by substituting state and national criminal background checks, which require fingerprinting by state police and the FBI, for comprehensive background checks; and prohibit employment of persons convicted of one of several crimes; (sec. 26) and bans medical terms in home care agency business names and advertising (sec. 24).
Senate Bill 879 - Support
Authorizes certain, limited non-solicitation agreements in home care.
House Bill 6439
Increase funding for Medicaid reimbursement in Governor's Proposed FY 2022-23 Budget for Human Services Agencies
Senate Bill 274 - Support
Income tax deduction for the cost of home health care
Senate Bill 900 - Support
Increases funding for aging in place initiatives