2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Committee Approved)

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5% MR & DD Waiver Rate Differential for Northern Virginia

Item 302 #4s

Item 302 #4s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $882,856 GF
FY2007 $0 FY2008 $882,856 NGF

Page 313, line 30, strike "$5,433,850,896" and insert "$5,435,616,608".
Page 333, after line 25, insert:
"PPP.  Out of this appropriation, $882,856 from the general fund and $882,856 from nongeneral funds the second year shall be used to implement a 5 percent rate differential for Medicaid home- and community-based mental retardation and developmentally disabled waiver services provided in Northern Virginia effective January 1, 2008."

(This amendment provides funding to increase reimbursement for home- and community-based Medicaid mental retardation and developmentally disabled waiver services in Northern Virginia by 5 percent on January 1, 2008. This rate differential will help providers to hire and retain a reliable and qualified work force to meet the needs of disabled individuals receiving services under the waiver programs.)