2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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AG Medicaid Fraud Control

Item 50 #1s

Item 50 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Executive Offices
Attorney General and Law, Department Of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $96,941 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $290,823 NGF
FY2005 0.00 FY2006 3.00 FTE

Page 32, line 33, strike "$3,508,126" and insert "$3,895,890".
Page 32, after line 39, insert:
"The Office of the Attorney General shall provide a report on the feasibility of contracting with specialized private entities to increase the collection of Medicaid fraud recoveries.  Copies of the report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by October 1, 2005."

(This amendment provides $96,941 from the general fund and $290,823 from federal funds and three positions the second year for the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the Office of the Attorney General. These positions will enable this unit to expand it efforts to collect Medicaid fraud recoveries. Accordingly, a companion amendment to Item 326.AAA. of this Act captures an additional $750,000 in dedicated special funds the second year from these recoveries.)