Empowered at Home Act (2008)
Federal bill would ensure that Medicaid spousal impoverishment protections available to couples in nursing homes also are available to those who choose Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS), remove barriers and make it easier for states to offer HCBS to Medicaid beneficiaries, improve Medicaid HCBS data collection, develop Medicaid demonstration grants for evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention programs, and more.
Bill Number S. 3327/ H.R. 7212
Sponsor Sen John Kerry ( D-MA)/ Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
Date of Introduction 7/23/2008
Latest Activity Bill did not pass in the Legislative session.
More Info http://thomas.loc.gov/
Topic: Home and Community-Based Services