Bill Status of SB3859 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DHS-HOME SERVICES-RATE STUDY
Sen. Laura Fine
| 2/10/2022||Senate||Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides that the amount that the Department of Human Services provides for home-based services may exceed specified limits if the service needs of the eligible adult require a higher funding level and funds are appropriated to the Department for such purposes. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall conduct a rate methodology study for the Home-Based Support Services Program for Adults with Mental Disabilities by no later than State Fiscal Year 2024, and that the study shall consider, among other factors, the lost purchasing power for the Program since State Fiscal Year 2015 due to increases in workforce costs and rates, and the actual cost of Program services. Effective immediately.