PA 10-126—sHB 5109

Select Committee on Aging

Human Services Committee

AN ACT CONCERNING NOTICE OF REDETERMINATION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

SUMMARY: This act requires the Department of Social Services (DSS), when it sends its annual eligibility redetermination form to a person participating in the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE), to notify the access agency or area agency on aging (AAA) administering the program for that person.

DSS contracts with three agencies in different areas of the state to provide coordination, assessment, and monitoring services for CHCPE: Connecticut Community Care, Inc. , (the access agency), South Central AAA, and Southwestern AAA. Among other functions, they help people fill out the forms required for program participation.

EFFECTIVE DATE: July 1, 2010

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