2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5001 (Committee Approved)

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Chronic Care Waiver for Elderly and Disabled (language only)

Item 326 #20s

Item 326 #20s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 256, strike line 19.
Page 256, line 20, strike "Medicaid and Medicare Services for a" and insert:
"The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall discontinue efforts to seek approval of a".
Page 256, line 28, strike "eliminate" and insert "restore the".
Page 256, line 32, strike "The Department shall implement these necessary".
Page 256, strike lines 33 through 34, and insert:
"The Department shall study the impact of expanding elderly case management services to a statewide service.  The Department shall report the results of its study to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees and the Department of Planning and Budget no later than December 15, 2004.  The Department shall seek the input of appropriate agencies in conducting the study, including the Department for the Aging and the Area Agencies on Aging."

(This amendment directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services to restore elderly case management services to the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services and abandon efforts to seek a Research and Demonstration 1115 Waiver for the management of chronic care conditions of elderly and disabled persons. No change in funding is required.)