2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ingram
Co-Patron(s): Hester, Sickles
Restore FY 18 Inflation for Medicaid Hospital Inpatient Payments

Item 306 #7h

Item 306 #7h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2017 $0 FY2018 $17,000,000 GF
FY2017 $0 FY2018 $17,000,000 NGF

Page 284, line 40, strike "$9,714,745,576" and insert "$9,748,745,576".

Page 309, line 15, strike "eliminate" and insert:

"provide the full".

Page 309, line 15, after "inflation" insert:



(This amendment provides $17.0 million from the general fund and $17.0 million in matching federal Medicaid funds to fully restore funding for an inflation adjustment to Medicaid hospital inpatient payments in fiscal year 2018. Language adopted by the 2016 General Assembly eliminated this inflation adjustment in fiscal year 2018.)