2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Conference Report)

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Increase Nursing Facility Per Diems (language only)

Item 326 #24c

Item 326 #24c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 264, line 27, strike "the expenditure of".
Page 264, line 29, after "funds", insert "is provided".
Page 264, line 30, strike "is contingent up the passage into law" and insert "."
Page 264, strike lines 31 through 33.

(This amendment removes budget language from the introduced bill that made an increase of $3.00 per patient per day for nursing homes contingent upon passage of the Governor's tax proposal. Eliminating the language ensures that nursing home providers will receive the increase on July 1, 2005.)