2019 - 2020 LEGISLATURE
September 17, 2019 - Introduced by Senators Olsen,
Carpenter, Feyen, Larson,
Nass, L. Taylor, Testin and Schachtner, cosponsored by Representatives
Brooks, Summerfield, Kolste, Anderson, Bowen, Brostoff, Considine,
Dittrich, Doyle, Edming, Emerson, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Krug, Kulp,
Milroy, Mursau, L. Myers, Petryk, Pope, Rohrkaste, Sargent, Shankland,
Sinicki, Spiros, Spreitzer, Subeck, Thiesfeldt, Tusler, Vruwink, Wichgers
and Skowronski. Referred to Committee on Health and Human Services.
1An Act relating to: reimbursement rates under the Medical Assistance program
2for home health care services.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill requires the Department of Health Services to increase by 10 percent
the reimbursement rates for home health care services provided under the Medical
Assistance program in the first year of the 2019-21 fiscal biennium and maintain
that funding level in the second year of the fiscal biennium.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
(1) Home health care rate increase.
The department of health services shall 5
increase by 10 percent the reimbursement rates for home health care services 6
provided under the Medical Assistance program in the first year of the 2019-21 fiscal
biennium and maintain that funding level in the second year of the 2019-21 fiscal 2