2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Restore GF for Respite Care Services

Item 297 #14c

Item 297 #14c

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2011 $0 FY2012 $13,419,186 GF
FY2011 $0 FY2012 $13,419,186 NGF

Page 249, line 7, strike "$7,244,217,237" and insert "$7,271,055,609".
Page 258, line 30, strike "240" and insert "480".

(This amendment restores $13.4 million from the general fund and $13.4 million NGF from federal Medicaid matching funds to restore the number of hours of respite care that can be provided to the caregiver of a waiver recipient from 240 to 480 hours per year. The introduced budget includes a reduction in the hours of respite care that can be provided from 720 to 240 hours beginning July 1, 2011. This amendment provides funding to restore the number of respite care hours provided to caregivers of an individual on Medicaid home and community-based waiver programs to 480 hours per year.)