2022 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hayes
Restore COVID Provider Relief Funds for Medicaid Developmental Disability Waiver Providers

Item 313 #3h

Item 313 #3h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2021 $0 FY2022 $13,000,000 NGF

Page 122, line 20, strike "$18,170,277,935" and insert "$18,183,277,935".

Page 160, after line 18, insert:

"PPPPPP. Out of this appropriation, $13,000,000 the second year from COVID Provider Relief Funds shall be provided to support Medicaid Developmental Disability Waiver residential, day services, in-home support, and group supported employment providers by reimbursing them for COVID pandemic expenses incurred through December 31, 2021."


(This amendment provides $13.0 million the second year from COVID Provider Relief Funds for certain Medicaid Developmental Disability Waiver services providers who were not reimbursed for their COVID pandemic incurred expenses through December 31, 2021. Providers continue to have extraordinary expenses due to COVID including staff overtime not covered by current rates.)