1.1.................... moves to amend the H1233A10 amendment to H.F. No. 1233, as
1.2amended by the delete everything amendment (A13-0408), as follows:
1.3Page 2, line 5, delete "2014" and insert "2016" and after "Rates" insert "determined
1.4under section 256B.4914" and delete "using the new payment methodology"
1.5Page 2, line 10, delete "2014" and insert "2016"
1.6Page 2, line 16, delete "2017" and insert "2019"
1.7Page 16, after line 7, insert:
1.8    "Subd. 17. Implementation. (a) On January 1, 2014, the commissioner shall fully
1.9implement the calculation of rates for waivered services under sections 256B.092 and
1.10256B.49, without additional legislative approval.
1.11(b) The commissioner shall phase in the application of rates determined in
1.12subdivisions 6 through 9 for two years.
1.13(c) The commissioner shall preserve rates in effect on December 31, 2013, for
1.14the two year period.
1.15(d) The commissioner shall calculate and measure the difference in cost per
1.16individual using the historical rate and the rates under subdivisions 6 through 9, for all
1.17individuals enrolled as of December 31, 2013. This measurement shall occur statewide,
1.18and for individuals in every county.
1.19The commissioner shall provide the results of this analysis, by county for calendar
1.20year 2014, to the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health and human services
1.21finance by February 15, 2015.
1.22(e) The commissioner shall calculate the average rate per unit for each service by
1.23county. For individuals enrolled after January 1, 2014, individuals will receive the higher
1.24of the rate produced under subdivisions 6 through 9, or the by-county average rate.
1.25(f) On January 1, 2016, the rates determined in subdivisions 6 through 9 shall be