Amendment #625 to H3800

Regional Equity

Representatives Ashe of Longmeadow and Puppolo of Springfield move to amend the bill in Section 2, in item 4000-0700, by adding at the end thereof the following:

"provided further, that not less than $1,000,000 shall be made available to increase efficiencies and align system-wide goals within a regional hospital system located in Western Massachusetts to improve the overall sustainability of the system and to create a comprehensive approach to system-wide needs and a transition into the structure of the new 1115 Medicaid Waiver", and in said item by striking out the figures "$2,874,688,066" and inserting in place thereof the figures "$2,875,688,066".