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Budget Summary FY2011

40000640 - MassHealth Nursing Home Supplemental Rates
Data Current as of:  8/6/2010

Account Description FY2010
4000-0640 MassHealth Nursing Home Supplemental Rates
For nursing facility Medicaid rates; provided, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, in fiscal year 2011 the division of health care finance and policy shall establish nursing facility Medicaid rates that cumulatively total $288,500,000 more than the annual payment rates established by the division under the rates in effect as of June 30, 2002; provided further, that funds shall be expended in an amount not less than that appropriated in fiscal year 2010 for purposes of reimbursing nursing facilities for up to 10 bedhold days for patients of the facility on medical and non-medical leaves of absence; provided further, that an amount for expenses related to the collection and administration of section 25 of chapter 118G of the General Laws shall be transferred to the division of health care finance and policy; provided further, that the payments made pursuant to this item shall be allocated in an amount sufficient to implement section 622 of chapter 151 of the acts of 1996; and provided further, that effective July 1, 2010 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2011, the division shall establish nursing facility supplemental Medicaid rates from funding made available pursuant to section 159

288,500,000 288,500,000

Veto Explanation:   I am striking this language consistent with my amendment of section 159, for the reasons set forth in Attachment J.