2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wampler
Co-Patron(s): Hanger
HJR 225-Sub. Abuse Services

Item 319 #15s

Item 319 #15s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $5,056,251 GF
FY2001 $0 FY2002 $5,436,073 NGF

Page 244, line 45, strike "$2,896,793,218" and insert "$2,907,285,542".
Page 250, after line 8, insert:
"X.  The State Board for Medical Assistance Services shall develop amendments to the State Plan for Medical Assistance, and seek the Health Care Financing Administration's approval to provide that:
The State Plan for Medical Assistance shall be amended to provide coverage of substance abuse treatment services for adults and children and shall include:  emergency services; evaluation and assessment; outpatient services, including intensive outpatient services; targeted case management; and day treatment."

(This amendment provides funding to expand Medicaid coverage to include reimbursement for a comprehensive array of substance abuse treatment services. This is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee Studying the Future Delivery of Publicly Funded Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.)