Amend the resolve in section 1 in the 5th line (page 1, line 15 in L.D.) by striking out the following: "for the period from" and inserting the following: 'beginning on'
Amend the resolve in section 1 in the last line (page 1, line 16 in L.D.) by striking out the following: "to June 30, 2020"
Amend the resolve by striking out all of sections 2 to 5 and inserting the following:
2. Rulemaking. Resolved: That the Department of Health and Human Services is authorized to adopt rules to implement new rates established pursuant to this resolve. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
3. Appropriations and allocations. Resolved: That the following appropriations and allocations are made.
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Medical Care - Payments to Providers 0147
Initiative: Provides funding for a one-time increase to certain rates under rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapters II and III, Section 17 by 25%.
|GENERAL FUND TOTAL
Amend the resolve by relettering or renumbering any nonconsecutive Part letter or section number to read consecutively.
This amendment, which is the majority report of the committee, amends the resolve to provide that the 25% rate increase for assertive community treatment is ongoing. It removes the directive to the Department of Health and Human Services to contract with a 3rd party to conduct a rate study. It also replaces the appropriations and allocations section to reflect a change in funding.
FISCAL NOTE REQUIRED