2002 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

Department of Social Services

Item 384

Item 384 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Continuing Income Assistance Services (46100)$21,993,024$22,977,024
Supplemental Income Assistance to the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (46103)FY2001 $21,993,024FY2002 $22,977,024
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2001 $21,993,024FY2002 $22,977,024

Authority: Title 51.2, Chapter 1.1 and Title 63.1, Chapters 1 and 6, Code of Virginia; Title XVI, federal Social Security Act, as amended.

A.1. The Department of Social Services is authorized to base approved licensed Adult Care Residence rates for individual homes on an occupancy rate of 85 percent of licensed capacity, not to exceed a maximum rate of $785 per month, July 1, 2000, through October 31, 2000, and $815 per month November 1, 2000, through June 30, 2002, unless modified as indicated below. The Department may add a 15 percent differential to the maximum amount for licensed Adult Care Residences in Planning District Eight.

2. The monthly personal care allowance for auxiliary grant recipients who reside in licensed Adult Care Residences shall be $57 per month the first year and $57 per month the second year, unless modified as indicated below.

3. The Department of Social Services is authorized to increase the Adult Care Residence rate and/or the personal care allowance cited above on January 1 of each year in which the federal government increases Supplemental Security Income or Social Security rates or at any other time that the Department determines that an increase is necessary to ensure that the Commonwealth continues to meet federal requirements for continuing eligibility for federal financial participation in the Medicaid program. Any such increase is subject to the prior concurrence of the Department of Planning and Budget. Within thirty days after its effective date, the Department of Social Services shall report any such increase to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees with an explanation of the reasons for the increase.