2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Carr
Restore Medicaid Rates for Mental Health Providers

Item 482.20 #50h

Item 482.20 #50h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2021 $2,374,698 FY2022 $2,458,479 GF

Page 205, line 1, strike "($754,015,992)" and insert "($751,641,294)".
Page 205, line 1, strike "($1,335,540,477)" and insert "($1,333,081,998)".

Page 215, strike line 38.


(This amendment restores $2.4 million each year from the general fund for the an increase in Medicaid mental health provider rates to 110% of Medicare. These funds were included in the budget passed in March, but subsequently unallotted in April due to the pandemic and eliminated in the introduced budget.)