2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Include Brain Injury in Waiver Redesign (language only)

Item 307 #1h

Item 307 #1h

Health and Human Resources
Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, Department of

Page 286, line 45, after "disability.", insert:
"In its Medicaid waiver redesign, the department shall include as stakeholders and eligible participants, individuals with acquired brain injury regardless of age in which the injury was sustained, who have serious physical, cognitive, and/or behavioral health issues who are at risk for institutionalization or who are institutionalized but could live in the community with adequate supports.

(This amendment requires the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental services to include stakeholders from the acquired brain injury community in their redesign process of the Medicaid waivers for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.)