2012 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1301 (Conference Report)

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Increase Auxiliary Grant Rate by 1.25 Percent

Item 340 #1c

Item 340 #1c

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2013 $774,413 FY2014 $774,413 GF

Page 258, line 1, strike "$37,702,004" and insert "$38,476,417".
Page 258, line 1, strike "$37,702,004" and insert "$38,476,417".
Page 258, after line 30, insert:
"4. Effective July 1, 2012, the Department of Social Services is authorized to base approved licensed assisted living facility rates for individual facilities on an occupancy rate of 85 percent of licensed capacity, not to exceed a maximum rate of $1,150 per month, which rate is also applied to approved adult foster care homes, unless modified as indicated below. The department may add a 15 percent differential to the maximum amount for licensed assisted living facilities and adult foster care homes in Planning District Eight."

(This amendment provides $774,413 from the general fund each year to increase by 1.25 percent the maximum rate allowed for assisted living facilities that accept auxiliary grant recipients from $1,136 to $1,150 per month. This new rate includes a $24 per month federal Social Security and Supplemental Security Income increase effective January 1, 2012 which is included in House Bill 1300, as introduced.)