2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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HB 2304 Long-Term Care Requirements of DMAS

Item 310 #4h

Item 310 #4h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $478,394 GF
FY2017 $0 FY2018 $478,394 NGF
FY2017 0.00 FY2018 14.00 FTE

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(This amendment adds $478,394 from the general fund and $478,394 from matching federal Medicaid funds and 14 positions in the Department of Medical Assistance Services to implement the provisions of House Bill 2304 which implements JLARC recommendations related to improving spending in the Medicaid program. House Bill 2304 requires (i) all individuals who administer preadmission screenings for long-term care services to receive training on and be certified in the use of the Uniform Assessment Instrument; (ii) the development of a program for the training and certification of preadmission screeners, (ii) the development of guidelines for a standardized preadmission screening process and stronger oversight of the preadmission screening process to ensure that problems are identified and addressed promptly; (iii) a number of changes to contracts for long-term care services provided by managed care organizations through the managed care programs; (iv) the imposition of additional requirements related to submission of data and information by managed care organizations participating in the managed care programs; and (v) implementation of a number of spending and utilization control measures.)