2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Report on Paid Sick Leave for Consumer-Directed Waiver Providers (language only)

Item 307 #28s

Item 307 #28s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 280, after line 14, insert:
"JJJJ.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall review federal Medicaid law and regulations and survey other state Medicaid programs to determine the feasibility and potential cost of providing paid sick leave to the providers of consumer-directed personal care services.  Based on the results of the review and survey, the director shall report findings and recommendations to address the issue of paid sick leave for consumer-directed personal care providers to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees no later than September 1, 2013."

(This amendment requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to assess the feasibility and cost of providing paid sick leave to consumer-directed personal care providers for Medicaid home- and community-based waiver services.)