2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Medicaid Plan-Support for Work for Disabled (language only)

Item 319 #10h

Item 319 #10h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 250, after line 8, insert:
"X. The Board of Medical Assistance Services, in coordination with consumers, families, advocates, community services boards, and private for-profit and nonprofit community-based rehabilitation providers, shall review the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to assess the changes needed to support work-related activities for persons with mental disabilities.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by July 1, 2000, on its review and assessment, including any specific federal barriers to reforming Virginia's Medicaid program to provide maximum support for persons with mental disabilities in obtaining and retaining employment."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)