2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Report on Fiscal Impact of Salary Increases for DMHMRSAS Facilities (language only)

Item 268 #2c

Item 268 #2c

Planning and Budget, Department of

Page 236, after line 13, insert:
“F.  The Director of the Department of Planning and Budget shall report to the Chairman of the House Appropriation and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 2008, concerning the cost impact of state employee salary increases to facilities and institutions operated by the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services (DMHMRSAS) which are supported in whole or in part from Medicaid reimbursements.  The report shall include the estimated increase in costs incurred at the facilities from the salary adjustments, the portion of these costs that are reimbursable through Medicaid, and a description of the manner in which the department includes funding for the general fund portion of the salary adjustment for these employees in the calculation of state employee salary increases.”

(This amendment requires the Department of Planning and Budget to report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the cost impact for DMHMRSAS facilities, whose costs are covered in whole or in part through the Medicaid program, that result from salary adjustments for state employees.)