2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bolling
Nursing Facility Direct Care Increase

Item 325 #16s

Item 325 #16s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2003 $7,000,000 FY2004 $7,000,000 GF
FY2003 $7,525,835 FY2004 $7,525,835 NGF

Page 249, line 44, strike "$3,323,003,655" and insert "$3,337,529,490".
Page 249, line 44, strike "$3,553,124,057" and insert "$3,567,649,892".

(This amendment provides additional funding for the Department of Medical Assistance Services to provide for increased reimbursement for direct care costs of nursing facilities to allow for a $1 per hour increase in certified nursing assistant salaries. This amendment would assist nursing facilities in recruiting and retaining certified nursing assistants by providing the funding for a $1 per hour salary increase.)