Amendments to House Bill No. 2

3rd Reading Copy

Requested by Senator Christopher Pope

For the Senate Finance and Claims Committee

Prepared by Julia Hamilton

April 10, 2023 (9:27pm)

1. Page B-2: .

Following: line 7


Insert: "b. Travel Reimbursement Rate Increase for Medicaid Enrollees (Restricted)"


Insert: "853,996 910,941"  [General Fund FY24 FY25]

Insert: "853,996 910,941"  [Federal Special Fund FY24 FY25]

2. Page B-3: .

Following: line 23


Insert: "The line-item Travel Reimbursement Rate Increase for Medicaid Enrollees is restricted to benefits and claims. This funding is intended to change Medicaid travel reimbursement rates to the following: increase per diem meal rates to $15, increase mileage rates to $0.45 per mile, and increases hotel rates to $75 per night."

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Explanation - This amendment increases travel reimbursement rates for Medicaid enrollees. It increases the per diem for meals from $5 to $15, it increases mileage reimbursement from $0.33 per mile to $0.45 per mile, and it increases hotel reimbursement rates from $45 per night to $75 per night.