Date of enactment: December 9, 2003
2003 Assembly Bill 592 Date of publication*: December 23, 2003
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes 2001-02 : Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication as designated" by the secretary of state [the date of publication may not be more than 10 working days after the date of enactment].
An Act relating to: supplemental Medical Assistance payments to county, city, town, or village nursing homes.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
100,1 Section 1 . Nonstatutory provisions.
(1) Supplemental payments to nursing homes.
(a) Notwithstanding the limitation under section 49.45 (6u) (am) (intro.) of the statutes on supplemental payments for reduction of operating deficits incurred by nursing homes owned or operated by counties, cities, villages, or towns, in fiscal years 2003-04 and 2004-05, the department of health and family services shall from the appropriation under section 20.435 (4) (w) of the statutes distribute for this purpose, under criteria specified in section 49.45 (6u) (am) 1. to 7. of the statutes, any additional federal Medical Assistance moneys received, based on the funds of counties, cities, villages, and towns that are transferred to the Medical Assistance trust fund, certified under 42 CFR 433.51 (b), reimbursed under section 20.435 (4) (wp) of the statutes, and used as the nonfederal share of Medical Assistance funding, that were not anticipated and budgeted as revenue under 2003 Wisconsin Act 33.
(b) Any additional federal Medical Assistance moneys received under paragraph (a) may not be included in the base of an appropriation account under section 20.435 (4) of the statutes for the purpose of determining the adjusted base funding level for the department of health and family services for fiscal year 2005-06.