2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Devolites
Increase Rates for Specialized Care (language only)

Item 326 #13s

Item 326 #13s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 264, after line 47, insert:
"BBB.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall develop an add-on payment to the normal per diem rate for nursing facilities that provide care for individuals over the age of 21 who previously were in pediatric specialized care and who, although now over age 21, continue to meet pediatric specialized care criteria (other than age limitations).  The Department shall report details of and funding requirements for the add-on payment plan to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 15, 2004.

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)