2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Medicaid Upper Payment Limit Authority (language only)

Item 325 #47h

Item 325 #47h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 257, after line 7, insert:
"HH.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to reimburse state government-owned providers the maximum amount allowed under federal laws and regulations.  This amendment shall become effective consistent with approval by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the related State Plan amendment.  The Department shall have authority to enact emergency regulations under § 2.2-4011 of the Administrative Process Act to effect this provision."

(This amendment provides authority to the Department of Medical Asssitance Services to reimburse state government-owned Medicaid providers at the upper payment limit allowed by the federal government for Medicare services.)