2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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Revenue Maximization for State Teaching Hospitals (language only)

Item 325 #6c

Item 325 #6c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 313, line 31, after "increased.", insert:
"Efforts to maximize federal upper payment limits for the state academic health systems and academic health systems that operate under a state authority that result in savings above the amounts assumed in this Appropriation Act to the Medicaid program shall be passed through to those health systems so long as they demonstrate a financial need for the costs of providing indigent health care services."

(This amendment requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to pass through any cost savings in Medicaid that are achieved through efforts to maximize the federal upper payment limits above the amounts assumed in the Appropriation Act for the Medicaid program to the academic health systems.)