Section: Requirements for hospital service corporation providing benefits for pharmacy services.
1. a. Subject to federal financial participation under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. s.1396 et seq.), the Commissioner of Health and Senior Services shall establish special long-term care facility admission criteria for Medicaid-eligible persons with HIV infection or AIDS, which would apply to facilities that only serve persons with HIV infection or AIDS.
b. The criteria shall enable admission of:
(1) persons with HIV infection who have medical or psycho-social co-morbidities, including, but not limited to: diabetes, cancer, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, hepatitis B or C, substance abuse, mental illness or dementia; and
(2) persons with AIDS-defining illness and infection, including those persons newly diagnosed with HIV infection, which illness or infection includes, but is not limited to: pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus (CMV), oral-esophageal candidiasis, wasting, bacterial pneumonia, lymphoma, cryptococcal meningitis, mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) or Kaposi's sarcoma.
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