Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to increase the rate paid for private duty nursing services that are not provided in a congregate setting, according to the specified policies, to $11.25 per fifteen minutes beginning January 1, 2020.
Appropriates $4,150,000 in recurring funds for 2019-20 and $8.3 million in recurring funds for fiscal year 2020-21 from the General Fund to DHHS, Division of Health Benefits Services, to implement the increase. Specifies that the funds are to provide a State match for federal funds, and appropriates those federal funds to the Division of Health Benefits for pay for costs associated with the rate increases.
Effective July 1, 2019.
Bill Summaries: H 745 INCREASE PRIVATE DUTY NURSING MEDICAID RATES.
Bill H 745 (2019-2020)Summary date: Apr 15 2019 - View Summary