2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Restore GF for Home & Community-Based Services

Item 297 #7s

Item 297 #7s

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2011 $0 FY2012 $14,369,028 GF
FY2011 $0 FY2012 $14,369,028 NGF

Page 249, line 7, strike "$7,244,217,237" and insert "$7,272,955,293".
Page 261, line 47, after "NNN." insert "1.".
Page 261, after line 50, insert:
"2.  Effective July 1, 2011, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall reduce the rates for home and community-based care waiver services by one percent below the rates effective October 1, 2010, except for skilled nursing rates for services delivered to recipients in the Technology Assisted Waiver.  Other than the specific exemption above, these rate reductions apply to these services whether provided to waiver recipients or to any other Medicaid or FAMIS eligible individuals."

(This amendment restores $14.4 million from the general fund and $14.4 million from federal Medicaid matching funds for the rates paid to providers of home and community-based waiver services. The introduced budget includes a reduction of five percent effective July 1, 2011. This amendment restores funding to reduce the planned reduction from five to one percent.)