2022 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Extend 12.5% Temporary Rate Increase for Community Mental Health Providers

Item 304 #15h

Item 304 #15h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2023 $36,599,000 FY2024 $0 GF
FY2023 $55,033,920 FY2024 $0 NGF

Page 313, line 47, strike "$18,732,988,737" and insert "$18,824,621,657".

Page 340, after line 10, insert:

"PPPP.  Effective July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall temporarily increase the rates by 12.5 percent for home and community based services provided by community mental health providers. The department shall have the authority to implement these changes prior to completion of any regulatory process undertaken in order to effect such change."


(This amendment adds funding and language to extend the fiscal year 2022 temporary rate increase that was provided through Medicaid home and community based services to community mental health providers. This funding will extend that temporary rate increase for one more year through fiscal year 2023.)