Budget Amendment ID: FY2019-S4-599

EHS 599

Monitoring Accountable Care Organization Use and Efficacy of Non-Medical Services

Messrs. Welch and Eldridge, Ms. Friedman, Messrs. Crighton, Cyr, Lewis, Moore, Tarr and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 4000-0500, by striking out the following words "(iii) the projected and to date cost effectiveness of spending on traditionally non-reimbursed flexible services to address health-related social needs including, but not limited to, housing stabilization and support, utility assistance, non-medical transportation, physical activity and nutrition and sexual assault and domestic violence supports" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- "(iii) a summary of spending and activities related to traditionally non-reimbursed services to address health-related social needs including, but not limited to, housing stabilization and support, utility assistance, non-medical transportation, physical activity, nutrition and sexual assault and domestic violence supports; provided further that such summary shall include, to the maximum extent practicable, aggregated data on the results of health-related social needs screening, the number of referrals to human service providers to address such screening, the result of such referrals, and changes in health status; provided further, that such data shall be stratified by demographic factors to support an analysis of the impact on health disparities; provided further, that where data is not available, a report on progress toward establishing necessary data systems shall be provided".