2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Conference Report)

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MOE Required: Modify Life Estates Language (language only)

Item 306 #7c

Item 306 #7c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 337, line 15, strike "count" and insert "treat".
Page 337, line 15, strike "as a resource".
Page 337, line 16, strike "for covered groups".
Page 337, strike lines 17 through 26 and insert:
"in the same manner as in effect under the State Plan for Medical Assistance on July 1, 2008.  The".

(This amendment modifies language that may conflict with the maintenance of effort requirement included within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, jeopardizing $962.4 million in new federal Medicaid funding. Accordingly, language is modified reverting to the way life estates were treated for purposes of determining eligibility for Medicaid as of July 1, 2008.)