SB 261

  • Indiana Senate Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Passed Senate Feb 22, 2021
  • House
  • Governor

Long term care insurance partnership program.


Requires the office of the secretary of family and social services to apply before December 31, 2021, for a Medicaid state plan amendment to effectuate the federal long term care insurance partnership program (program). Requires the state plan amendment for the program to provide that the asset disregard for all policies entered into under the state's current long term insurance program will remain the same. Provides administrative, reporting, and continuing education requirements for the program. Requires a provider to provide health records upon request not more than 30 days after receiving the written request, unless the provider: (1) requests an extension of not more than 30 days in the initial 30 days; and (2) provides written notice to the patient of the reasons for the extension and the date by which the provider will provide the health records. Authorizes the state department of health to impose a civil penalty of not more than $5,000 per violation on a provider that violates the requirement to provide health records upon request.

Bill Sponsors (4)



Mar 04, 2021


First reading: referred to Committee on Financial Institutions and Insurance

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
financial institutions and insurance

Feb 23, 2021


Referred to the House

Feb 22, 2021


House sponsor: Representative Carbaugh


Cosponsor: Representative Heaton


Third reading: passed; Roll Call 155: yeas 49, nays 0

Feb 18, 2021


Second reading: ordered engrossed

Feb 15, 2021


Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 14, 2021


Senator Grooms added as second author

Jan 11, 2021


Authored by Senator Walker G


First reading: referred to Committee on Insurance and Financial Institutions

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
insurance and financial institutions

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced Senate Bill (S) PDF
Senate Bill (S) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: SB0261.02.COMS.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0261.02.COMS.FN002 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0261.02.COMS.FN003 PDF


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