2017 Nebraska Bills affecting seniors


These are now being scheduled for hearing dates.  You find attached the legislation that we have identified that impacts seniors and are of particular interest.

I am sorry that the links do not work here. -keith

 

Year

Bill #

Sponsor

One Liner

Status

Select

2017

LR11

Riepe

Interim study to assess the Nebraska medical assistance program and the options for health care reform for Nebraska

Committee

Select

2017

LB65

Hansen

Provide income tax credits for caregivers

Committee

Select

2017

LB79

Blood

Adopt the Small Business Retirement Marketplace Act

 

Select

2017

LB92

Kolterman

Require health carriers to provide coverage for telehealth services

Committee

Select

2017

LB104

Bolz

Provide for a surrogate to make health care decisions

Committee

Select

2017

LB122

Pansing Brooks

Provide for family member visitation petitions

Committee

Select

2017

LB169

Wayne

Exempt social security benefits and retirement income from income taxation

 

Select

2017

LB217

Harr

Change provisions relating to the accrual of interest on denied and reduced homestead exemptions

 

Select

2017

LB239

Baker

Change provisions relating to trust funds under the Burial Pre-Need Sale Act

 

Select

2017

LB268

Schumacher

Change court and other provisions relating to medical assistance reimbursement

Committee

Select

2017

LB323

Kolterman

Adopt the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Act

Committee

Select

2017

LB417

Riepe

Change and eliminate provisions relating to public health and welfare

 

Select

2017

LB439

Wishart

Change licensure and regulation provisions for assisted-living facilities

 

Select

2017

LB442

Bolz

Create the Medical Assistance Managed Care Organization Oversight Committee

Committee

Select

2017

LB453

Lindstrom

Change provisions relating to income tax adjustments for social security benefits

 

Select

2017

LB649

Pansing Brooks

Prohibit additional services or populations under the medicaid managed care program

 
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