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Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Streamline Medicaid Enrollment Process

Item 73 #1h

Item 73 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Administration
Compensation Board FY2019 $28,261 FY2020 $0 GF
FY2019 $254,352 FY2020 $0 NGF

Language
Page 58, line 43, strike "$4,008,780" and insert "$4,291,393".

Page 62, after line 8, insert:

"T.1. Consistent with the provisions of House Bill 2183 of the 2018 Session of the General Assembly, the Executive Secretary of the State Compensation Board shall implement the recommendations relating to the State Compensation Board 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 appropriation for this item are $28,261 the first year from the general fund, and $254,352 the first year from nongeneral funds."



Explanation

(This amendment requires the Compensation Board 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. The amendment also increases the general fund and nongeneral fund appropriations to the Compensation Board for the one-time costs of implementing the recommendations.)