1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Study Nursing Salaries-Nursing Homes

Item 335 #10c

Item 335 #10c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY1999 $75,000 FY2000 $0 GF
FY1999 $75,000 FY2000 $0 NGF

Page 213, line 48, strike "$2,417,148,132" and insert "$2,417,298,132".
Page 218, after line 3, insert:
"Q. The Department of Medical Assistance Services, in cooperation with affected provider groups, shall conduct a study to determine appropriate minimum nursing staff salaries across the state in order to permit nursing facilities to hire, train, and retain nursing staff sufficient to meet mandated state and federal quality of care standards.  The results of this study shall be reported to the Governor and Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 1998."

(This amendment provides funds for a study of nursing staff salaries in nursing homes.)