2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Murphy
Reimbursement for Violence Prevention Services

Item 304 #11h

Item 304 #11h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services FY2023 $0 FY2024 $539,375 GF
FY2023 $0 FY2024 $539,375 NGF
FY2023 0.00 FY2024 0.50 FTE

Page 355, line 40, strike "$22,919,178,986" and insert "$22,920,257,736".

Page 384, after line 31, insert:

"YYYY. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall modify the State Plan for Medical Assistance to add Violence Prevention Services as a benefit, effective July 1, 2023. 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 provides $539,375 from the general fund and a like amount of federal funds and a half-time position to create a Medicaid Violence Prevention Services benefit under the Medicaid Program. Violence Prevention Services are evidence-based, trauma-informed, and culturally responsive preventive services provided to reduce the incidence of violent injury or reinjury, trauma, and related harms and promote trauma recovery, stabilization, and improved health outcomes.)