2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Provide Authority for Hospital Adjustment Factor (language only)

Item 326 #4s

Item 326 #4s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 317, line 22, strike "have the authority to".
Page 317, line 25, after "percent", insert ", effective July 1, 2005".

(This amendment clarifies the authority for the Department of Medical Assistance Services to implement an increase in the hospital adjustment factor for private hospitals from 75 to 76 percent. This is necessary to ensure that the rate increase will become effective on July 1, 2005. A separate amendment within Item 326 provides an increase to the hospital adjustment factor to raise the reimbursement for inpatient hospital services from 76 to 77 percent.)