Shawnee Rechtenbaugh, Secretary, of the Department of Human Services (DHS) continued her budget briefing from Dec. 10
to the Joint Committee on Appropriations (JCA). DHS operates on a $453M budget with 40% being state funds and 60% federal funds, DHS has budgeted 594 FTEs.
The Secretary discussed Programs/Initiatives
of the department from providers rate setting workgroups:
- Assisted Living Rate Tiers recommendations,
- Community Support Providers and
- Nursing Home Providers
The final rate setting recommendations will be presented to the legislature in August prior to FY22 budget setting.
the DHS budget recommendations, to the JCA.