Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness Committee

Filed: 2/26/2004





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4022 on page 1, by
3 replacing lines 16 through 21 with the following:
4     "(b) Moneys in the Community Developmental Disability
5 Services Medicaid Trust Fund shall be used to pay for
6 Medicaid-reimbursed community developmental disability
7 services provided to eligible individuals and chosen by the
8 individual or his or her legal guardian from available
9 community services options. Once the individual or legal
10 guardian chooses the desired services, the services are
11 approved by the Department of Human Services, and the provision
12 of services is initiated, the Department shall make payment to
13 the community developmental disability services provider.
14 Prior to choosing a service or services, an eligible individual
15 or his or her legal guardian shall be fully informed by the
16 independent service coordination agency and the provider of all
17 available community services options.".