2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Reynolds
Report on Reimbursment for Uniform Assessment Instrument (language only)

Item 307 #1s

Item 307 #1s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 336, after line 58, insert:
"H.  The Director shall examine the reimbursement rate paid to localities for conducting pre-admission screening evaluations according to the Uniform Assessment Instrument to determine if current funding fully reimburses localities for the cost of the assessment.  No later than September 1, 2007, the Director shall report his findings to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees."

(This amendment requires the Director of the Department of Medical Assistance Services to examine the reimbursement rate paid to localities for performing the Uniform Assessment Instrument (UAI). The UAI is required for all individuals seeking nursing facility care. A report is required by September 1, 2007.)