NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Legislative Oversight on Long-Term Care

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, September 22, 2004

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.014

CHAIR: Rep. Debbie Riddle

The Committee will hear testimony on the following:

-Nursing home regulatory system and quality care issues - overview, areas
of concern, recommendations for improvements
-Star Plus - overview and update
-Medicaid reimbursement rates - problems, effects, and recommendations
-Overview of the regulatory and licensing issues related to community homes
-Overview of provider tax and pros and/or cons

**Public testimony will be taken**