2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Norment
Revise Medicaid Supplemental Physician Payments for CHKD

Item 307 #29s

Item 307 #29s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 $1,348,636 GF
FY2013 $0 FY2014 $1,348,636 NGF

Page 263, line 15, strike "$8,033,837,513" and insert "$8,036,534,785".
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The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance to revise the supplemental physician payment for practice plans affiliated with a freestanding children’s hospital with greater than 50 percent Medicaid utilization in 2009 based on the difference between the upper payment limit approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the reimbursement otherwise payable to physicians.  The department shall have the authority to implement these reimbursement changes effective July 1, 2013, and prior to completion of any regulatory process undertaken in order to effect such change.”

(This amendment adds $1.3 million from the general fund and $1.3 million from federal matching funds in the second year and language to raise the cap on physician supplemental payments (PSP) for Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD) in a manner consistent with PSP payments for Type One hospitals.)