2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stolle
Co-Patron(s): Bell, Colgan, Devolites-Davis, Edwards, Hawkins, Houck, Howell, Lambert, Mims, Norment, Potts, Puller, Quayle, Saslaw, Ticer, Watkins, Williams
Medicaid Payments to Physicians in Trauma Centers

Item 326 #13s

Item 326 #13s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $1,000,000 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $1,000,000 NGF

Page 301, line 51, strike "$4,730,530,852" and insert "$4,732,530,852".
Page 321, after line 16, insert:
"VVV.  Effective July 1, 2005, the Department shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance governing Medicaid physician reimbursements to raise payments for physician services provided to Medicaid trauma patients.  Such payments may take the form of trauma activation fee payments or other methods, provided that they reflect the volume, complexity and acuity of services provided by physicians treating Medicaid covered trauma registry patients."

(This amendment increases Medicaid payments to physicians in trauma centers who treat Medicaid trauma patients.)