2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wardrup
Nursing Facility Rates-Traumatic Brain Injuries (language only)

Item 319 #37h

Item 319 #37h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 250, after line 8 insert:
"X.  Beginning July 1, 2000, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall provide nursing facilities with approved special care units fixed diem Medicaid payments, which are equal to the Medicaid reimbursements payments applicable to the care of individuals with traumatic brain injuries at such facilities, for the care of individuals with acquired brain injuries that result form non-congenital causes other than direct trauma, such as cerebrovascular accidents, brain tumors, prolonged seizure activity, anoxia and neurotoxicity."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)