1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Health Dept. Review of HMOs

Item 318 #1c

Item 318 #1c

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".
Page 221, line 30, strike the second "1,700.00" and insert "1,702.00".
Page 221, line 31, strike the second "2,043.00" and insert "2,045.00".
Page 221, line 32, strike the second "3,743.00" and insert "3,747.00".

(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. Nongeneral funds provided in this item originate from fees the Health Department is authorized to collect, pursuant to House Bill 2785.)