1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1039, the first engrossment, as follows:
1.2Page 2, after line 5, insert:

1.4The commissioner of human services, in consultation with interested stakeholders,
1.5shall review medical assistance spenddown requirements and processes, including those
1.6used in other states, for individuals with disabilities and seniors age 65 years of age or
1.7older. Based on this review, the commissioner shall recommend alternative medical
1.8assistance spenddown payment requirements and processes that:
1.9(1) are practical for current and potential medical assistance recipients, providers,
1.10and the Department of Human Services;
1.11(2) improves the medical assistance payment process for providers; and
1.12(3) allows current and potential medical assistance recipients to obtain consistent
1.13and affordable medical coverage.
1.14The commissioner shall report these recommendations, along with the projected cost,
1.15to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees and divisions with
1.16jurisdiction over health and human services policy and finance by November 15, 2015."
1.17Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references