2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Conference Report)

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Continue Workgroup On Emergency Department Utilization (language only)

Item 313 #13c

Item 313 #13c

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 365, line 10, strike "December 15, 2020", insert "November 1, 2021".


(This amendment extends the workgroup established to evaluate strategies to reduce unnecessary utilization by Medicaid members of emergency departments. The workgroup was delayed in beginning its deliberations and the additional time would result in better recommendations for consideration during the 2022 General Assembly Session.)