2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Armstrong
Co-Patron(s): Nutter
Highland Ridge Nursing & Rehab. Ctr. Capital Payments (language only)

Item 326 #37h

Item 326 #37h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 264, after line 47, insert:
"BBB.  Any nursing facility that changed ownership between July 1, 2000, and June 30, 2001, shall be entitled as of July 1, 2004, to elect to receive capital reimbursement based solely on the capital payment methodology of Article 3, Fair Rental Value Capital Payment System, 12 VAC 30-90-35, et. seq., if the former owner did not own or operate more than two health care facilities.  For the purposes of this provision, a former owner that leased a health care facility to an unrelated third party for operation shall not be deemed to own or operate more than two other health care facilities based upon such lessee's ownership or operation of other health care facilities."

(This amendment allows Highland Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to receive full fair rental value payments through the Medicaid program effective July 1, 2004.)