SB 692 Provides for vocational rehabilitation referrals for Medicaid recipients receiving assistance based on disability
Sponsor: Champion
LR Number: 3778S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Pensions, Veterans' Affairs and General Laws
Last Action: 1/10/2006 - Second Read and Referred S Pensions, Veterans' Affairs and General Laws Committee Journal Page: S65
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2006

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SB 692 - This act provides that specified Medicaid recipients who receive assistance based on disability shall be referred by the Department of Social Services to the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation if the department determines vocational rehabilitation services could restore the individual's ability to work. Compliance with the rehabilitation services will be reviewed by the Department of Social Services. Unless good cause exists, a recipient who fails to comply with the vocational rehabilitation services shall not be eligible to continue receiving Medicaid assistance based on disability.