2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ingram
Increase Rates Agency-directed Personal Care Services

Item 301 #8h

Item 301 #8h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2015 $7,123,278 FY2016 $7,123,278 GF
FY2015 $7,123,278 FY2016 $7,123,278 NGF

Page 245, line 42, strike "$8,495,724,272" and insert "$8,509,970,828".
Page 245, line 42, strike "$8,761,183,102" and insert "$8,775,429,658".
Page 264, after line 26, insert:
"FFFF.  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, 201,4 for services provided through Medicaid home- and community-based waivers.  The department shall have authority to implement this reimbursement change effective July 1, 2014, and prior to the completion of any regulatory process undertaken in order to effect such changes."

(This amendment provides funding to increase the rates paid for agency-directed personal care services under Medicaid's home- and community-based waiver programs by five percent effective July 1, 2014.)