2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bell
Study of Nursing Home Reimbursement (language only)

Item 302 #14h

Item 302 #14h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 333, after line 25, insert:
"The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall examine whether the Richmond-Petersburg Peer Group shall be expanded to include all nursing facilities in the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in determining the direct patient care medians applicable for Medicaid nursing facility reimbursement beginning July 1, 2008."

(This amendment requires the Department of Medicaid Assistance Services to examine the nursing home reimbursement system to determine whether to make changes to its calculation of direct patient care medians for the Charlottesville MSA effective July 1, 2008.)