2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5015 (Committee Approved)

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Administrative Costs of Live-In Caretaker Exemption (language only)

Item 313 #2s

Item 313 #2s

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 145, after line 26, insert:

"MMMMM. The Department of Planning and Budget shall transfer from Item 317 to this Item an appropriation necessary to cover the administrative costs for managed care organizations to implement the live-in caretaker exemption required pursuant to Senate Bill 5116 approved in the 2020 Special Session I."


(This amendment directs the Department of Planning and Budget to transfer appropriation from the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) administrative budget the funds necessary to adjust the administrative portion of the managed care capitation rates to reflect the increase in administrative costs for providing a live-in caretaker exemption to the electronic visit verification requirement pursuant to Senate Bill 5116. DMAS' administrative budget has sufficient funding to cover these costs.)