2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stolle
Increase Medicaid Rates for Consumer-Directed Care (language only)

Item 302 #13s

Item 302 #13s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 333, after line 25, insert:
"PPP.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall restructure Medicaid rates for consumer directed facilitation to $215 for quarterly home visits, effective July 1, 2007."

(This amendment adds language directing the department to restructure Medicaid rates for consumer directed facilitation for individuals who choose to participate in Medicaid consumer directed home- and community-based services to one single rate for quarterly home visits beginning in FY 2008. Instead of using a system of differing rates for routine and reassessment visits, a single quarterly rate would be more efficient and would be more in line with the actual cost of services. The cost to restructure the rates would not be higher than the current allowable costs and needed visits would be provided without encouraging the overuse of visits as a means of maximizing billable services.)