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Home based primary care for the elderly demonstration project
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 28
* § 2820. Home based primary care for the elderly demonstration
project. 1. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary there is hereby
created a demonstration program within the department to determine the
effectiveness of providing home based primary care services to elderly
patients as part of an integrated program of long term care services. As
part of the demonstration program a selected provider shall be
authorized to provide physician, nurse-practitioner, physician assistant
and nursing services in the home of patients age sixty-five or older and
to other patients eligible for benefits pursuant to title XVIII of the
federal social security act.

2. The department may approve up to three providers as part of the
demonstration program.

3. In order to be an eligible provider an applicant must be licensed
to provide residential health care services. In addition such applicant
must also provide the following services: on-site rehabilitative
services, continuing care retirement community licensed pursuant to
article forty-six of this chapter or other residential services for the
elderly or disabled licensed by the state and adult day services as
authorized by the department.

4. Any provider selected to participate in the demonstration program
shall annually report to the department on the number of patients
served, the type of services provided, the cost of such services, the
sources of payment for such services, the number of patients served who
no longer remain in their homes and such other information as required
by the department to determine the effectiveness of the provision of
home based physician and nurse-practitioner services on the health care
of patients.

* NB Repealed January 1, 2026