Budget Technical Corrections Bill

SB 335 / HB 463 Budget Technical Corrections

Primary Senate Sponsors: Rep. Warren Daniel (R-Burke), Sen. Dan Bishop (R-Mecklenburg), Sen. Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg)

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Jeff Collins (R-Nash), Rep. Bert Jones (R-Caswell), Rep. David Rogers (R-Burke), Rep. Chris Millis (R)

Bill Movement

Senate

This Conference Report was proposed in the Senate on June 12, 2018. This conference report was adopted in the Senate on June 13, 2018.

House

The Conference Report was discussed in the House Appropriations Committee on June 14, 2018. This Conference Report was calendared to vote on concurrence on June 15, 2018.

Bill Summary

Southern Regional AHEC Funds

The Southern Regional AHEC Funds would be $4,800,000 in non-recurring funds for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. These funds would be used for residencies, and facility and structural improvements associated with residency programs.

Advisory Council on Rare Diseases

This language would extend the terms of the initial members of the Advisory Council on rare diseases.

Mental Health Services Block Grant

This report would increase funding for Mental Health Services Adult/Child from ~$12.5 million to ~$16.5 million.

Maternal and Child Health Block Grant

This report would increase funding for Women and Children’s Health Services from ~$11.8 million to ~$16.8 million.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

This report would provide ~$348,000 to DHHA to fund a suicide prevention lifeline. The report would also provide recurring funding to continue the upkeep of the lifeline.

Group Home Services

This report directs DHHS to study increasing group home services including Medicaid costs.

In Home Aid & Glasses Coverage

This bill would increase the rate for CAP/DA in-home aide services and provide adult optical coverage. This reduces the Medicaid Rebase and redirects the $7,500,000. $5,500,000 of this funding would be used to in home aide services provided under the Community Alternatives Program for Disables Adults and $2,000,000 for adult optical Medicaid coverage.

 
 

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