2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stolle
Medicaid Reimbursement for St. Mary's ICF/MR

Item 326 #5s

Item 326 #5s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $504,305 FY2006 $504,305 GF
FY2005 $504,305 FY2006 $504,305 NGF

Page 250, line 37, strike "$4,057,098,577" and insert "$4,058,107,187".
Page 250, line 37, strike "$4,428,632,619" and insert "$4,429,641,229".
Page 264, after line 47, insert:
"BBB.  Out of this appropriation, the expenditure of $504,305 from the general fund and $504,305 from nongeneral funds each year shall be used for the estimated cost of increasing Medicaid reimbursement of capital costs of children's Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded (ICFs/MR).  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the state plan for Medical Assistance Services  related to capital reimbursement of children's ICFs/MR, to provide that allowable square feet per bed shall be up to 1,000 square feet per bed, and that allowable cost per square foot shall be up to $137 per square foot.  This amendment shall be effective July 1, 2004."

(This amendment provides an increase of $504,305 from the general fund and $504,305 from federal funds each year to increase the reimbursement rate for St. Mary's ICF/MR to pay for capital improvements.)