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Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Clarify Provider Assessment Requirements for Continued Medicaid Transformation (language only)

Item 3-5.15 #1h

Item 3-5.15 #1h

Adjustments and Modifications to Tax Collections
Provider Assessment

Language

Page 468, line 36, after, "hospitals.", insert:

The assessment shall be used to cover the full costs of the non-federal share of enhanced Medicaid coverage for newly eligible individuals  pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1396d(y)(1)[2010] of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."

Page 469, line 12, after "Fund.", insert:

"Proceeds from the assessment, including penalties, shall not be used for any other purpose than to cover the full cost of enhanced Medicaid coverage for newly eligible individuals, pursuant to 42 U.S.S. § 1396d(y)(1)[2010] of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."



Explanation

(This amendment clarifies requirements related to the provider assessment included in the introduced budget to ensure the assessment is used to pay for the full costs of the non-federal share of enhanced Medicaid coverage for newly eligible individuals pursuant to the federal Affordable Care Act and to ensure the funding is not used for any other purpose.)