2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Eliminate Provider Assessment Pilot Program (language only)

Item 301 #14c

Item 301 #14c

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services

Page 280, strike lines 54 through 57.
Page 281, strike lines 1 through 10.

(This amendment eliminates language requiring a pilot program to implement a hospital provider assessment to adjust Medicaid hospital rates. A companion amendment in Item 278 requires the Secretary of Health and Human Resources to conduct an analysis and develop a plan with options on a hospital provider assessment program and supplemental payments for consideration by the General Assembly in the 2016 Session.)