2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Callahan
MR Waiver Rate Differential for Northern Va.

Item 326 #2h

Item 326 #2h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $4,800,000 FY2006 $4,800,000 GF

Page 250, line 37, strike "$4,057,098,577" and insert "$4,061,898,577".
Page 250, line 37, strike "$4,428,632,619" and insert "$4,433,432,619".

(This amendment adds funds to increase the rate paid to Medicaid mental retardation home- and community-based waiver service providers in Northern Virginia. The rate differential will recognize the higher labor costs paid by providers in the Northern Virginia labor market, and assist in attracting and retaining qualified providers.)