2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Increase Medicaid Rates for Agency Directed Personal Care

Item 307 #10s

Item 307 #10s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 $7,123,278 GF
FY2013 $0 FY2014 $7,123,278 NGF

Page 263, line 15, strike "$8,033,837,513" and insert "$8,048,084,069".
Page 280, after line 14, insert:
"JJJJ.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall increase reimbursements for agency-directed personal care by 5 percent above the rate in effect on January 1, 2013 for services provided through Medicaid home- and community-based waivers.  The department shall have the authority to implement this reimbursement change effective July 1, 2013, and prior to the completion of any regulatory process undertaken in order to effect such change."

(This amendment provides $7.1 million from the general fund and a like amount of federal Medicaid matching funds in the second year for a 5 percent increase in the payment rates for agency directed personal care provided through Medicaid home- and community-based waiver services.)