Governor's Medicaid Nursing Facility
Recommendations--2001 SB 55/AB 144
Increase Medicaid nursing facility funding by $115
million in 2001-02 and by $157.2 million in 2002-03.
The entire increase would be funded from an
anticipated expansion of the Intergovernmental
Transfer Program (IGT). No New GPR State Dollars
are authorized under the Governor’s budget for
nursing facilities.
IGT dollars also would entirely fund $50 million rate
increases for other Medicaid providers over the