2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Conference Report)

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Medicaid Reimbursement for Personal Care

Item 326 #17c

Item 326 #17c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $3,000,000 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $3,000,000 NGF

Page 250, line 37, strike "$4,428,632,619" and insert "$4,434,632,619".
Page 264, after line 47, insert:
"BBB.  Out of this appropriation, $3,000,000 from the general fund and $3,000,000 from nongeneral funds the second year shall be used to increase personal care reimbursement rates provided under community-based Medicaid waiver programs by five percent."

(This amendment provides a total of $6.0 million the second year to reimburse providers for the cost of services provided by increasing the statewide rate paid for personal care services under Medicaid community-based waiver programs from $13.38/hour to $14.05 in northern Virginia and $11.36/hour to $11.93/hour in the rest of the state.)