2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Petersen
Community-Based HHR Services (Estate Tax Repeal)

Item 297 #23s

Item 297 #23s

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2011 $102,000,000 FY2012 $102,000,000 GF

Page 196, line 50, strike "$6,806,326,159" and insert "$6,908,326,159".
Page 196, line 50, strike "$7,272,405,030" and insert "$7,374,405,030".
Page 209, after line 23, insert:
"XXX.  Within the limits of this appropriation, $102,000,000 each year from the general fund shall be used to restore or expand funding for i) community-based services provided through area agencies on aging, ii) Medicaid reimbursement rates for hospitals and nursing homes, and iii) services provided through the Medicaid Home and Community Based waiver program.  Up to 10 percent of these funds may be transferred to the Department for the Aging for these purposes."

(This amendment adds $102 million GF each year to expand community-based services to the elderly and disabled. A separate amendment generates funding from the repeal of the estate tax.)