2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5015 (Committee Approved)

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Extend Temporary Add-on for Nursing Facility Rates

Item 313 #13s

Item 313 #13s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2021 $11,152,785 FY2022 $0 GF
FY2021 $11,152,785 FY2022 $0 NGF

Page 111, line 28, strike "$16,358,800,776" and insert "$16,381,106,346".

Page 145, line 14, after "effective", strike "for the period of the" and insert "until June 30, 2021".

Page 145, line 15, strike "Governor's Declaration of a State of Emergency due to COVID-19".


(This amendment adds $11.2 million from the general fund and $11.2 million in matching federal Medicaid funds to extend the $20 per day add-on to Medicaid nursing and specialized care facility rates to June 30, 2021, to provide stability to the nursing home industry during the COVID-19 crisis. The funding includes the estimated cost of the $20 a day for the last quarter of fiscal year 2021 and assumes the prior costs are included in the 2020 Official Medicaid Forecast.)