2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Callahan
Co-Patron(s): Albo, Amundson, Athey, BaCote, Brink, Bulova, Caputo, Cole, Dance, Ebbin, Eisenberg, Englin, Frederick, Hamilton, Howell, W., Hugo, Hull, Kilgore, Lingamfelter, Marsden, Marshall R., May, McQuigg, Moran, Morgan, Orrock, Plum, Poisson, Reid, Rust, Sha
20% MR Waiver Rate Differential for Northern Virginia

Item 302 #7h

Item 302 #7h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $7,845,719 GF
FY2007 $0 FY2008 $7,845,719 NGF

Page 313, line 30, strike "$5,433,850,896" and insert "$5,449,542,334".
Page 333, after line 25, insert:
"PPP.  Out of this appropriation, $7,845,719 the second year from the general fund and $7,845,719 the second year from nongeneral funds shall be used to implement a 20 percent rate differential for Medicaid home- and community-based mental retardation and developmentally disabled waiver services provided in Northern Virginia."

(This amendment provides funding to increase reimbursement for home- and community-based Medicaid mental retardation and developmentally disabled waiver services in Northern Virginia by 20 percent. This rate differential will help providers to hire and retain a reliable and qualified work force to meet the safety needs of disabled individuals receiving services under the waiver programs.)