2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Medicaid for Sub. Abuse Services

Item 319 #19c

Item 319 #19c

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $5,056,251 GF
FY2001 $0 FY2002 $5,436,073 NGF

Page 244, line 45, strike "$2,896,793,218" and insert "$2,907,285,542".
Page 250, after line 8, insert:
"X.  The State Board for Medical Assistance Services shall develop amendments to the State Plan for Medical Assistance, to provide coverage of substance abuse treatment services for children and adults including emergency services; evaluation and assessment; outpatient services, including intensive outpatient services; targeted case management; and day treatment.  The State Board shall seek the Health Care Financing Administration's approval to implement the State Plan amendments."

(This amendment provides funding to expand Medicaid coverage in the second year to include reimbursement for substance abuse treatment services.)