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2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5015 (Floor Approved)

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Restore Medicaid Funds for DD Waiver Provider Rates Using Updated Data

Item 482.20 #18s

Item 482.20 #18s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2021 $0 FY2022 $12,892,966 GF

Language
Page 205, line 1, strike "($1,335,540,477)" and insert "($1,322,647,511)".

Page 205, line 9, strike "$1,335,540,477" and insert "$1,322,647,511".

Page 215, line 30, strike "($22,037,077)" and insert "($11,018,538)".

Page 215, line 32, strike "($3,748,853)" and insert "($1,874,426)".

Page 216, line 8, strike "($127,501,107)" and insert "($114,608,141)".



Explanation

(This amendment restores $12.9 million the second year from the general fund to fund half the increase in provider rates for services provided through the current Medicaid Developmental Disability Waiver programs using updated data, including wage assumptions, to 100 percent of the rate model benchmark. These funds were included in the budget passed in March, but subsequently unallotted in April due to the COVID-19 pandemic and eliminated in the introduced budget for the Special Session. A separate amendment funds the remaining half of the provider rate increase contingent on additional revenues above the forecast.)