2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Armstrong
Medicaid Effect-Aux. Grant Increase to $1,200/mo.

Item 326 #32h

Item 326 #32h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $8,294,240 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $8,294,240 NGF

Page 301, line 51, strike "$4,730,530,852" and insert "$4,747,119,332".

(This amendment provides funding for assisted living residents who are projected to become eligible for Medicaid as a result of implementing a rate increase for the Auxiliary Grant Program. A companion amendment to Item 359 provides an increase of $256.00 each month from $944 to $1,200, which results in an increase in the number of individuals eligible for the Auxiliary Grant. Auxiliary Grant recipients are automatically eligible for the Medicaid program. The introduced budget provided a $50 per month rate increase for the Auxiliary Grant program, increasing payments from $894 to $944 per month and providing funding for Medicaid eligibility.)