2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Rebase Medicaid Rates for Dialysis Services

Item 326 #17s

Item 326 #17s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $750,000 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $750,000 NGF

Page 301, line 51, strike "$4,730,530,852" and insert "$4,732,030,852".
Page 321, after line 16, insert:
"VVV.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services governing Medicaid reimbursement for dialysis services to provide for the biennial rebasing of reimbursement for these services.  In rebasing the rates for dialysis services, the Department may be guided by the increase in the market basket input of cost calculated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  Such amendments to the State Plan shall become effective within 280 days or less from the enactment of this act."

(This amendment adds language requiring the Department of Medical Assistance Services to rebase reimbursement for dialysis services biennially.)