2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dunnavant
Emergency Department Care Coordination Program

Item 307 #1s

Item 307 #1s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Health FY2021 $1,377,000 FY2022 $1,377,000 GF
FY2021 $6,000,000 FY2022 $6,000,000 NGF

Page 290, line 32, strike "$26,023,121" and insert "$33,400,121".
Page 290, line 32, strike "$25,221,038" and insert "$32,598,038".

Page 291, after line 16, insert:

"3. The department shall coordinate with the Department of Medical Assistance Services and apply for federal matching funds, such as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) and the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act) or other relevant federal funding sources before July 1, 2020 to: (i) Continue the operation and maintenance of the EDCC Program; and (ii) In consultation with the EDCC clinical consensus committee, adopt additional functionalities to continue to better care for patients who are high utilizers of the Commonwealth's emergency departments."


(This amendment provides $1.4 million from the general fund each year to match $6.0 million in federal funds to support the Emergency Department Care Coordination program.)