2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Chronic Kidney Disease Health Program (language only)

Item 297 #16s

Item 297 #16s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 268, after line 55, insert:
"YYYY.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall develop a plan to implement a Health Home Program for Chronic Kidney Disease utilizing available funding included in the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act of 2010.  The Department shall create a plan to establish the program and report the parameters of the program as well as any costs that may be incurred or savings that might be achieved to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by November 15, 2011."

(This language amendment requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to develop a plan to implement a specialized program to manage the chronic health care needs of individuals with kidney disease who are enrolled in Medicaid. Funding for the program is included in the federal health care reform law enacted in March 2010.)