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72-998.Medicaid replacement state aid; computation of amount; limitation. (a) As used in this section:

(1) "Medicaid children" means exceptional children who receive special education and related services and for which the district receives medicaid payments.

(2) Words and phrases used in this section, have the meanings ascribed thereto in K.S.A. 72-962, and amendments thereto.

(b) The state board shall designate a portion of the amount of moneys appropriated as special education services state aid as medicaid replacement state aid. The amount designated by the state board shall not exceed $9,000,000 in any school year.

(c) Subject to the limitations of this section and appropriations therefor, each school district shall be entitled to medicaid replacement state aid. The amount of such state aid shall be computed by the state board as provided in this section. The state board shall:

(1) Determine the total number of medicaid children in all school districts on March 1 of each school year;

(2) divide the amount of moneys designated as medicaid replacement state aid by the amount determined under paragraph (1); and

(3) multiply the quotient determined under paragraph (2) by the number of medicaid children in each school district on March 1 of each school year. The product is the amount of medicaid replacement state aid the district is entitled to receive.

(d) All amounts received by a school district under this section shall be deposited in the general fund of the district and shall be transferred to the special education fund of the district.

(e) The board of education of any district desiring to receive state aid pursuant to this section shall submit any documentation or information to the state board as it may request. The state board may establish deadlines for the submission of such documentation and information.

(f) The state board shall make the distribution of moneys under this section prior to determining the amount of state aid to be distributed under K.S.A. 72-978, and amendments thereto.

(g) The state board shall prescribe all forms necessary for reporting under this section.

History: L. 2008, ch. 172, § 7; L. 2010, ch. 127, § 3; Apr. 29.



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