2000 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 1072)

Department of Medical Assistance Services

Item 334

Item 334

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Administrative and Support Services (47900)$63,865,651$63,611,214
General Management and Direction (47901)FY1999 $47,297,483FY2000 $46,513,078
Computer Services (47902)FY1999 $16,568,168FY2000 $17,098,136
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1999 $22,349,541FY2000 $23,781,837
SpecialFY1999 $50,000FY2000 $50,000
Federal TrustFY1999 $41,466,110FY2000 $39,779,377

Authority: P.L. 89-87, as amended, Title XIX, Social Security Act, Federal Code; Title 32.1, Chapters 9 and 10, Code of Virginia.

A. By November 15 of each year, the Department of Planning and Budget, in cooperation with the Department of Medical Assistance Services, shall prepare and submit a forecast of Medicaid expenditures, upon which the Governor's budget recommendations will be based, for the current and subsequent two years to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees. The forecast shall detail the number of new nursing home beds expected to be added each year and the resulting impact on the Medicaid budget.

B. Out of this appropriation, $40,000 from the general fund and $42,593 in nongeneral funds and one position the first year and $310,000 from the general fund and $328,859 in nongeneral funds and five positions the second year, shall be provided for the Department of Medical Assistance Services for claims processing, utilization review, and prior authorization services related to expanding Medicaid coverage for services provided under the Comprehensive Services Act (CSA). The Department shall also provide training for local CSA teams and providers on proper utilization of Medicaid for these services.