2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Medicaid Day Support Waiver (language only)

Item 326 #6h

Item 326 #6h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 319, line 46, after "services", insert:
", to include a continuum of day services, including day support, prevocational and supported employment".

(This amendment clarifies legislative intent that the day support waiver program being developed by the Department of Medical Assistance Services include a continuum of services for mentally retarded individuals such as day support, prevocational and supported employment services. These services are intended to assist individuals with mental retardation in gaining independence by receiving an array of support services appropriate to meet their needs.)