130th MAINE LEGISLATURE
LD 74 LR 85(01)
Resolve, To Ensure Appropriate Personal Needs Allowances for Persons Residing in Long-term Care Facilities
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. McCrea of Fort Fairfield
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
             
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $596,783 $1,190,070 $1,190,070 $1,190,070
Appropriations/Allocations
General Fund $596,783 $1,190,070 $1,190,070 $1,190,070
Federal Expenditures Fund $974,085 $1,948,170 $1,948,170 $1,948,170
Other Special Revenue Funds $5,243 $0 $0 $0
Revenue
Federal Expenditures Fund $974,085 $1,948,170 $1,948,170 $1,948,170
Other Special Revenue Funds $5,243 $0 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require General Fund appropriations of $596,783 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $1,190,070 in fiscal year 2022-23 to increase the personal needs allowances of residents in nursing facilities ($40 to $70) and residential care facilities ($70 to $100), including one-time funding for technolgy changes. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations will also be required for the FMAP match.