2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Conference Report)

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MOE Required: Prompt Pay Requirements (language only)

Item 306 #8c

Item 306 #8c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 342, line 48, strike "with" and insert:
"in June 2009, and every June thereafter".
Page 342, line 49, strike "June 26, 2009, the" and insert:
"the last remittance date of the state fiscal year shall be delayed one week longer than is normally the practice.  This change shall apply to the remittances of Medicaid and FAMIS providers.  This change does not apply to providers who are paid a per-month capitation payment."
Page 342, strike lines 50 through 54, and insert "The".

(This amendment clarifies that delaying payments by an additional week as proposed in the Governor's introduced budget does not violate Medicaid's prompt pay requirements. Violating the prompt pay requirements might jeopardize enhanced federal Medicaid funding.)