2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Medicaid Reimbursement for Adult Day Health Care

Item 302 #8h

Item 302 #8h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $420,000 GF
FY2007 $0 FY2008 $420,000 NGF

Page 313, line 30, strike "$5,433,850,896" and insert "$5,434,690,896".
Page 327, line 15, after "2007", insert:
"and by 20 percent effective July 1, 2007".

(This amendment provides a 20 percent rate increase for Medicaid adult day health care services, effective July 1, 2007. The 2006 General Assembly approved a five percent rate increase for adult day health care services which took effect on January 1, 2007. Even with this rate increase, providers are reporting a gap of $10 to $49 per day between actual costs and Medicaid reimbursement, which must be made up through contributions from individuals, churches, corporations, and foundations. This amendment will increase the statewide rate paid for Medicaid adult day health care services from $50.61/day to $60.73/day in Northern Virginia and from $46.11/day to $55.33/day in the rest of the state. With the increase, providers will continue to need to leverage private dollars to meet projected costs.)