2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Cox
Co-Patron(s): Bell-R.B., Fowler, Greason, Landes
Add 693 DD Waiver Slots to Transition Priority 1 Individuals from EDCD Waiver

Item 306 #10h

Item 306 #10h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $11,022,286 GF
FY2017 $0 FY2018 $11,022,286 NGF

Page 284, line 40, strike "$9,714,745,576" and insert "$9,736,790,148".

Page 308, after line 39, insert:

"4.  Effective October 1, 2017, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall add 693 Family and Individual Support Waiver slots to transition individuals from the Medicaid Elderly and Disabled with Consumer Direction (EDCD) Waiver who are categorized as Priority 1 on the community waiting list. The department, in cooperation with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services shall report to the General Assembly on the status of this transfer by November 30, 2017."


(This amendment adds $11.0 million from the general fund and $11.0 million in matching federal Medicaid fund to increase the number of Family and Individuals Support Waiver slots by 693 effective October 1, 2017. Language is added to ensure these additional slots are used to transition individuals on the community waiting list who are categorized as Priority 1 and a report is provided to the General Assembly on this transition by November 30, 2017.)