2005 Connecticut Code - Sec. 19a-492b. Home health care agencies. Discrimination against persons receiving aid. Prohibition. Penalties.

      Sec. 19a-492b. Home health care agencies. Discrimination against persons receiving aid. Prohibition. Penalties. (a) A home health care agency that receives payment for rendering care to persons receiving medical assistance from the state, assistance from the Connecticut home-care program for the elderly pursuant to section 17b-342, or funds obtained through Title XVIII of the Social Security Amendments of 1965 shall be prohibited from discriminating against such persons who apply for enrollment to such home health care agency on the basis of source of payment.

      (b) Any home health care agency which violates the provisions of this section shall be subject to suspension or revocation of license.

      (P.A. 93-415, S. 6; P.A. 01-195, S. 150, 181; P.A. 04-76, S. 27.)

      History: P.A. 01-195 made technical changes in Subsecs. (a) and (b), effective July 11, 2001; P.A. 04-76 amended Subsec. (a) by deleting "general assistance medical benefits from a town".

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