Assisted Living Community Bill Does Not SurviveGeneral Assembly’s Crossover Day

House Bill 850, which would have created a new category of long-term care provider in Georgia, did not survive Crossover Day in this year’s session of the General Assembly. The purpose of HB 850 was to establish “assisted living communities,” which proponents described as bridging the gap between personal care homes and nursing homes. The bill would have allowed a personal care home to seek licensure as an assisted living community (ALC), which would have authorized it to provide additional services, including nursing and other health services, that personal care homes are currently prohibited from providing directly.

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