2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Retrospective Review of Atypical Medications (language only)

Item 319 #5h

Item 319 #5h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 250, after line 8, insert:
"X. The Department of Medical Assistance Services and the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services shall develop and implement a plan for retrospective review of Medicaid managed care plans of new, atypical medications used by Medicaid recipients to ensure appropriate access to the most effective atypical medications available to treat seriously mentally ill Medicaid recipients, except where indicated for the safety of the patient."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)