2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Robinson
DD Waivers Rate Updates

Item 303 #5h

Item 303 #5h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2019 $0 FY2020 $12,700,000 GF
FY2019 $0 FY2020 $12,700,000 NGF

Page 315, line 7, strike "$14,974,837,166" and insert "$15,000,237,166".

Page 342, after line 27, insert:

"YYY.  Effective July 1, 2019, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall increase the rates for developmental disability waiver services by 2.9 percent."


(This amendment provides $12.7 million from the general fund and a like amount of federal Medicaid matching funds the second year to increase the rates for Medicaid services provided through the state's three developmental disability waivers by 2.9 percent. The state's redesign of its developmental disability waivers took effect several years ago and included increases for most provider rates. The data used for those rates were based on fiscal year 2014 cost data. This amendment increases funding to reflect increases in costs since that time.)