2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Committee Approved)

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Reduce Medicaid Reimbursements for Dentists

Item 306 #36s

Item 306 #36s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2009 $0 FY2010 ($1,894,566) GF
FY2009 $0 FY2010 ($1,894,566) NGF

Page 324, line 2, strike "$5,933,087,351" and insert "$5,929,298,219".
Page 343, after line 50, insert:
“VVV.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to reduce dental fees by 3 percent effective July 1, 2009.  The department shall have the authority to implement this reimbursement change effective July 1, 2009, and prior to completion of any regulatory process undertaken in order to effect such change.”

(This amendment reduces Medicaid reimbursements for dental services by three percent effective July 1, 2009, resulting in savings of $1.9 million GF and $1.9 million from federal Medicaid matching funds in FY 2010.)