Governor Charles D. Baker's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2017

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MassHealth Delivery System Reform I

SECTION 12.   Section 64 of said chapter 118E, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the definition of the term, "Total acute hospital assessment amount" and inserting in place thereof the following definition:-
"Total acute hospital assessment amount," an amount equal to $410,000,000 plus 50 percent of the estimated cost, as determined by the secretary of administration and finance, of administering the health safety net and related assessments in accordance with sections 65 to 69, inclusive, including those assessments transferred to the MassHealth Delivery System Reform Trust Fund.

This section increases the acute hospital assessment to support delivery system reform and increased Medicaid reimbursements to acute hospitals.

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