2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Tran
Allow Personal Care Services for Hospitalized Medicaid Waiver Recipients

Item 313 #15h

Item 313 #15h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2021 $0 FY2022 $515,930 GF
FY2021 $0 FY2022 $519,496 NGF

Page 345, line 39, strike "$17,494,923,315" and insert "$17,495,958,741".

Page 382, after line 17, insert:

"AAAAAA.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall request an amendment from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid to allow individuals enrolled in a 1915 c waiver Home and Community Based Waiver to receive personal care services in an acute care hospital setting for up to 30 days of a hospital stay in accordance with federal requirements and pending federal approval."


(This amendment adds $515,930 the second year from the general fund and $519,496 in matching federal Medicaid funds and language to allow individuals who receive Medicaid home and community-based waiver services to have their personal care attendant accompany them during their hospital stays for up to 30 days, pending federal approval.)