2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Conference Report)

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Create New Service Area for Graduate Medical Education Residency Slots (language only)

Item 313 #13c

Item 313 #13c

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 132, strike lines 24 through 27, and insert:

"9.  The Department of Planning and Budget shall create a new Service Area in this item for Program 45600, appropriately named, and transfer the appropriation included in this item for graduate medical education residency slots to this new service area.  The appropriation in the new service area shall be excluded from the Official Medicaid Forecast."


(This amendment creates a new service area to account for the funding provided to hospitals to support graduate medical residency slots. It also directs the Department of Planning and Budget to transfer $3.1 million the first year and $3.9 million the second year to the new service area. Language clarifies that this appropriation in this new service area is not included as part of the Official Medicaid Forecast.)