2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Chronic Kidney Disease Health Home Program (language only)

Item 297 #26s

Item 297 #26s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 268, after line 55, insert:
"YYYY.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall implement a Health Home Program for Chronic Kidney Disease through a state plan amendment utilizing available funding included in the Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act of 2010.  The Department shall report on the progress of the program to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by November 30, 2011."

(This language amendment requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services 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 enacted in March 2010.)