2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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Nursing Home Rebasing

Item 306 #8h

Item 306 #8h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2009 ($10,752,772) FY2010 ($10,752,772) GF

Page 276, line 1, strike "$5,521,541,169" and insert "$5,510,788,397".
Page 276, line 1, strike "$5,818,036,403" and insert "$5,807,283,631".
Page 289, after line 18, insert:"RR.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services governing Medicaid reimbursement to nursing facilities to eliminate the rebasing of reimbursement rates beginning July 1, 2008.  Such amendments to the State Plan shall become effective within 280 days or less from the enactment of this act."

(This amendment eliminates funding in the Department of Medical Assistance Services for rebasing the Medicaid reimbursement rates for nursing facilities during the 2008-10 biennium. The introduced budget assumed that these rates would be rebased effective July 1, 2008. Nursing home rates were rebased in fiscal year 2007.)