2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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Fund Full Year of Assessments for ID/DD Waiver Recipients

Item 307 #5s

Item 307 #5s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Department of FY2015 $663,750 FY2016 $0 GF

Page 267, line 46, strike "$71,541,230" and insert "$72,204,980".

(This amendment adds $663,750 GF first year to fund a full year of service-level assessments using the Supports Intensity Scale for individuals currently receiving Medicaid Intellectual or Developmental Disability waiver services, or residing in state training centers and anticipated to be transitioning into a waiver slot pursuant to the Department of Justice settlement agreement. The introduced budget included funds to begin the assessment process in the second half of FY 2015; this funding will allow the assessments to begin earlier.)