2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lambert
Co-Patron(s): Puller, Rerras, Stolle
Increase Personal Maintenance Allowance

Item 325 #3s

Item 325 #3s

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2003 $0 FY2004 $831,000 GF
FY2003 $0 FY2004 $847,000 NGF

Page 310, line 52, strike "$3,463,427,364" and insert "$3,465,105,364".
Page 327, after line 3, insert:
"UUU.  The Department of Medical Asssistance shall amend its State Plan for Medical Assistance to increase the personal maintenance allowance for the Elderly and Disabled Medicaid waiver from 100 percent to 150 percent of Supplemental Security Income."

(This amendment allows recipients of services under the Elderly and Disabled Medicaid waiver to retain more of their monthly income. This amendment assumes offsetting cost savings of $422,000 per year in total funding.)