2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ingram
Increase Early Intervention Case Management Rate

Item 303 #24h

Item 303 #24h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2019 $0 FY2020 $3,323,893 GF
FY2019 $0 FY2020 $3,323,893 NGF

Page 315, line 7, strike "$14,974,837,166" and insert "$14,981,484,952".

Page 342, after line 27, insert:

"YYY.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall increase the case management rate for early intervention services to $242.73 per month effective July 1, 2019. The department shall have the authority to implement this reimbursement change prior to completion of any regulatory process undertaken in order to effect such change."


(This amendment provides $3.3 million from the general fund and a like amount of federal Medicaid matching funds to increase the early intervention case management rate of $132 per month to $242.73 per month to cover the cost of services. The last increase occurred in fiscal year 2013.)