2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Increase Rate for Consumer Directed Attendants

Item 313 #63s

Item 313 #63s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2021 $5,000,000 FY2022 $5,000,000 GF
FY2021 $5,000,000 FY2022 $5,000,000 NGF

Page 294, line 18, strike "$15,939,731,997" and insert "$15,949,731,997".
Page 294, line 18, strike "$17,038,007,934" and insert "$17,048,007,934".

Page 321, after line 18, insert:

"Effective July 1, 2020, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall increase the rates for consumer-directed personal care, respite and companion services in the home and community-based services waivers, and the Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program by five percent. The department shall have the authority to implement these changes prior to completion of any regulatory process undertaken in order to effect such change."


(This amendment provides $5.0 million from the general fund and a like amount of federal Medicaid matching funds in each year to increase rates for Medicaid consumer-directed personal care services provided in the home. The amendment provides for an increase of five percent.)