2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Personal Care Reimbursement

Item 319 #26s

Item 319 #26s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $1,000,000 GF
FY2001 $0 FY2002 $1,100,000 NGF

Page 244, line 45, strike "$2,896,793,218" and insert "$2,898,893,218".
Accompanying Budget  “The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall develop a mechanism for automatic future adjustments in the personal care reimbursement rate.  The Department shall submit a report outlining the proposed mechanism and the estimated fiscal impact to the Governor, the Chairmen of the Senate Finance Committee, the House Appropriations Committee, and the Joint Commission on Health Care prior to November 1, 2000.”

(This amendment provides funds in the second year for a $.25 increase in the personal care reimbursement rate paid by Medicaid. This funding would be added to the $4.0 million in general funds and $4.4 million in nongeneral fund increase proposed in the introduced budget. Funding proposed in this amendment would increase personal care rates in the second year from $13.00 to $13.25 per hour in Northern Virginia, and from $11.00 to $11.25 per hour in the rest of the state.)