2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Rate Increase for Nursing Facilities

Item 325 #15s

Item 325 #15s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2003 $0 FY2004 $11,864,022 GF
FY2003 $0 FY2004 $11,925,845 NGF

Page 310, line 52, strike "$3,463,427,364" and insert "$3,487,217,231".
Page 325, delete lines 43 through 50, and insert:
"MMM.  Of this appropriation, $11,864,022 from the general fund and $11,925,845 from nongeneral funds the second year shall be provided to nursing facilities for fiscal year 2004 direct and indirect inflationary adjustments.  The indirect inflationary increase shall not exceed two percent in FY 2004."

(This amendment provides $23.8 million in FY 2004 to increase nursing facility rates by five percent for direct care costs and two percent for indirect care costs. The introduced budget froze inflationary increases for nursing facilities.)