1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Health Dept. Review of HMOs

Item 318 #1h

Item 318 #1h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY1997 $0 FY1998 $170,000 GF
FY1997 $0 FY1998 $50,000 NGF
FY1997 0.00 FY1998 4.00 FTE

Page 220, line 4, strike "$5,913,603" and insert "$6,133,603".

(This amendment adds funds and positions for the Health Department to review the quality of services provided by Health Maintenance Organizations and service providers with whom HMOs contract. A toll-free telephone service would also be added, which would provide assistance and consumer information to persons enrolled in HMOs.)