Governor Larry Hogan submitted a $291.7 million supplemental budget to the General Assembly with substantial provider rate increases for health care and disability services providers, and additional resources to support child care providers and facilities. “Every day, we are inspired by the commitment of our health care and child care providers, and these investments will help further expand access to critical services for Maryland families,” said Governor Hogan. “We continue to devote part of our record surplus to relief and resources for those in need, including our developmentally disabled community.” $210 MILLION FOR ADDITIONAL HEALTH CARE AND DISABILITY SERVICES PROVIDER RATE INCREASES The supplemental budget commits $210 million to fund 4% provider rate increases across the board in the fields of behavioral health, developmental disabilities, Medicaid, foster care, non-public schools that serve children with disabilities, and other health care services. This is in addition to the provider rate increases provided in the governor’s original FY23 budget. As a result, most providers will see overall rate increases in the 7.5-8% range in FY23. Every budget under the Hogan administration has increased rates paid to developmental disabilities and behavioral health community service providers. The governor’s FY23 budget makes historic investments in public health, including record funding […]
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