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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Streamline Medicaid Enrollment Process

Item 413 #1h

Item 413 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Department of Juvenile Justice FY2019 $420,993 FY2020 $112,200 NGF
FY2019 2.00 FY2020 2.00 FTE

Language
Page 362, line 7, strike "$19,032,877" and insert "$19,453,870".
Page 362, line 7, strike "$19,032,877" and insert "$19,145,077".

Page 362, after line 18, insert:

"A.1. Consistent with the provisions of House Bill 2183 of the 2018 Session of the General Assembly, the Director, Department of Juvenile Justice, shall implement the recommendations relating to the Department of Juvenile Justice made by the Department of Medical Assistance Services in its November 30, 2017 report on streamlining the Medicaid application and enrollment process for incarcerated individuals.

2. For the purpose of implementing these recommendations, included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $420,993 the first year and $112,200 the second year from nongeneral funds and two positions."



Explanation

(This amendment requires the Department of Juvenile Justice to implement the recommendations of the November 30, 2017 report by the Department of Medical Services that made several recommendations for streamlining the Medicaid application and enrollment process for incarcerated individuals.)