LATE ITEM AGENDA 
July 16, 2014 
Hanover Inn Dartmouth, Hanover 

  

                        DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
                        
Office of Medicaid Business and Policy 
#A.    Authorize the Department to retroactively amend existing individual agreement with the health plans listed to provide Medicaid Managed Care medical Services to the new adult population under the New Hampshire Health Protection Program.  The purpose of these contract amendments is to adjust the scope of services to include services the NH Health Protection population and to adjust rates to reflect the actuarially certified rate structure for both the current Medicaid population and the new Health Protection Program population. This amendment increases the SFY 2015 price limitation by $292,543,000 from $460,000,000 to $752,543,000 effective retroactive to July 1, 2014 upon G&C approval, with no change to the contract end date of June 30, 2015, based upon the availability and continued appropriation of funds, with authority to adjust encumbrances between fiscal years if needed and justified though the Budget Office.  G&C approved the original agreement on May 9, 2012 and then approved subsequent amendments on June 19, 2013, February 12, 2014, April 9, 2014 and June 18, 2014. Funds for services provided under this Amendment to the NH Health Protection population will be 100% Federal funds appropriated by Congress. 65% Federal funds, 35% General fund.