2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Thomas
Study of Burial Set-Aside Amounts (language only)

Item 319 #50h

Item 319 #50h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 250, after line 8, insert:
"The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall study the fiscal impact of applying an automatic annual adjustment to increase the amount an individual may set aside for burial expenses without affecting his Medicaid eligibility, including the determination of the appropriate modification of the consumer price index might be used to calculate such an increase.  The Department shall report the results of this study to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by December 1, 2000."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)