2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Grayson
Co-Patron(s): Bloxom, DeBoer, Hall, Morgan, Weatherholtz
HJR 225-Forecast of MHMRSAS Services (language only)

Item 334 #1h

Item 334 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 280, after line 14, insert:
"C. The Department of Medical Assistance Services and the Department of Planning and Budget, with the assistance of the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services, shall use the Medicaid expenditure forecast models to project expenditures for State Plan Option services, including community mental health rehabilitation services; targeted mental health and mental retardation case management; substance abuse treatment for pregnant and postpartum women; intensive in-home and therapeutic day treatment for children and adolescent services in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program; mental retardation home and community-based waiver services; and any other new or expanded mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services that are covered by the State Plan for Medical Assistance."

(This amendment is self-explanatory. This is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Future Delivery of Publicly Funded Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.