1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Study Medicaid Sub. Abuse Funding (language only)

Item 334 #1s

Item 334 #1s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 221, after line 52, insert:
"D. The Department of Medical Assistance Services, in cooperation with the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services,  shall evaluate the costs, benefits, and feasibility of expanding Medicaid reimbursement for substance abuse services.  The Department shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 1998."

(This amendment requires an evaluation of Medicaid expansion for substance abuse services.)