2021 Session

Budget Amendments - SB1100 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Stanley
Remote Patient Monitoring for Rural and Underserved Populations - SB 1416

Item 313 #33s

Item 313 #33s

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2021 $0 FY2022 $2,000,000 GF
FY2021 $0 FY2022 $2,000,000 NGF

Page 345, line 39, strike "$17,494,923,315" and insert "$17,498,923,315".


(This amendment provides $2.0 million from the general fund and a like amount of federal Medicaid matching funds for the costs related to Senate Bill 1416 that amends the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to require the payment of medical assistance for remote patient monitoring services for rural and underserved populations, with the home as an eligible telemedicine originating site. The bill requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to prepare and submit to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services an application for such waiver or waivers as may be necessary to implement the provisions of the bill. The bill also requires the department to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the status of such application or applications by October 1, 2021.)