2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Study Nursing Facility Rates for TBI and ABI (language only)

Item 319 #9c

Item 319 #9c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 250, after line 8, insert:
"X.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall assess the feasibility and advisability of providing nursing facilities with approved special care units fixed per diem Medicaid payments, 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 from non-congenital causes other than direct trauma, such as cerebrovascular accidents, brain tumors, prolonged seizure activity, anoxia and neurotoxicity.  The Department shall report its findings and recommendations to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by December 1, 2000."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)