FUND(S):

2180

Sources of Revenue:

Special Fund

Legislation creates:

Neither Program nor Fund



Fiscal Note Summary


Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.


    The purpose of this bill is to clean up the autism bill passed during the 2011 regular session to clarify some of the requirements, namely that evaluation of autism is covered and specifications as to who files progress reports. The bill also makes other technical cleanup.
    This legislation clarifies the annual maximum benefit for applied behavior analysis shall be in an amount not to exceed $30,000 per individual, for three consecutive years from the date treatment commences.
    The original legislation has been amended to the proposed bill which reflects an additional cost to the Public Employees Insurance Agency in the form of how the benefit is to be administered. The anticipated additional cost for Year One is $3,187,657, Year Two is $3,506,423 and Year Three is $3,857,066. Total three year cost is projected to be $10,551,146.
    



Fiscal Note Detail


Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
2012
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
2013
Increase/Decrease
(use"-")
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
Implementation)
1. Estmated Total Cost 0 0 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 0 0 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 0 0 0


Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):


    



Memorandum


    



    Person submitting Fiscal Note: Chip Myers
    Email Address: clifford.m.myers@wv.gov