Code of the District of Columbia

Chapter 6D. Long-Term Care Study.


§ 7–681. Definitions.

For the purposes of this chapter, the term:

(1) "Department" means the Department of Health.

(2) "Long-term care facility" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 7-701.01(7).

(3) "Long-term care services" shall have the same meaning as provided in § 7-701.01(7A).


(Mar. 13, 2019, D.C. Law 22-238, § 2, 66 DCR 594.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-238: § 7159 of D.C. Law 23-16 repealed § 4 of D.C. Law 22-238. Therefore the creation of this section by D.C. Law 22-238 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-238: § 4 of D.C. Law 22-238 provided that the creation of this section by § 2 of D.C. Law 22-238 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-238, see § 7159 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-238, see § 7159 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).


§ 7–682. Study of long-term care facilities and long-term care services.

(a) The Department, in consultation with residents receiving long-term care services, providers of long-term care services, community advocates, and any other appropriate District agencies, shall conduct a study using a community-based participatory research framework to evaluate the availability of affordable long-term care facilities and long-term care services in the District. The study shall:

(1) Review the availability of affordable long-term care facilities;

(2) Evaluate the number of beds available at long-term care facilities;

(3) Identify the payment sources accepted by long-term care facilities for the provision of long-term care services;

(4) Develop an estimate of the number of District residents who receive long-term care services from long-term care facilities located in Virginia and Maryland;

(5) Assess the availability of long-term care services provided to residents in the District;

(6) Identify the number of residents receiving long-term care services in the District who transitioned in the preceding year to a long-term care facility either within or outside of the District;

(7) Develop an estimate of the number of District residents who may require long-term care services over the next 10-year period; and

(8) Recommend resources to ensure residents have access to affordable long-term care services in the District.

(b) By February 1, 2019, the Department shall submit the study required pursuant to subsection (a) of this section to the Council.


(Mar. 13, 2019, D.C. Law 22-238, § 3, 66 DCR 594.)

Applicability

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-238: § 7159 of D.C. Law 23-16 repealed § 4 of D.C. Law 22-238. Therefore the creation of this section by D.C. Law 22-238 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 22-238: § 4 of D.C. Law 22-238 provided that the creation of this section by § 3 of D.C. Law 22-238 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-238, see § 7159 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Congressional Review Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-112, Sept. 4, 2019, 66 DCR 11964).

For temporary (90 days) repeal of applicability provision of D.C. Law 22-238, see § 7159 of Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2019 (D.C. Act 23-91, July 22, 2019, 66 DCR 8497).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of §7-791, see § 512 of Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Law 23-130, Oct. 9, 2020, 67 DCR 8622).