1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Study Personal Care Rates (language only)

Item 322 #3h

Item 322 #3h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 229, following line 50, insert:
"R. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall conduct an analysis of the cost of services in the personal care program, including the cost of compliance with criminal records checks and hepatitis B vaccines.  To conduct this analysis, the Department may require all, or a sample, of providers to submit financial reports which identify the cost of providing personal care services.  Based on an analysis of these reports, the Department shall submit a report, including recommendations, to the Governor and to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 1997."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)