2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Provide GF for 270 Additional DD Waiver Slots

Item 297 #17s

Item 297 #17s

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2011 $0 FY2012 $4,077,810 GF
FY2011 $0 FY2012 $4,077,810 NGF

Page 249, line 7, strike "$7,244,217,237" and insert "$7,252,372,857".
Page 268, after line 55, insert:
"YYYY.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the Individual and Family Developmental Disabilities Support (DD) Waiver to add 270 new slots effective July 1, 2011.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall seek federal approval for necessary changes to the DD applications to add the additional slots."

(This amendment provides funding to add 270 new DD waiver slots to reduce the current waiting list of 1,080 individuals by 25 percent. No new DD waiver slots have been added since 2007. The introduced budget included funding to add 275 new MR/ID waiver slots in addition to the 250 already approved in the budget.)