2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Children's Health Ins.-Expedite Eligibility (language only)

Item 318 #3s

Item 318 #3s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 307, after line 48, insert:
"C. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall enter into agreements with the Department of Education and the Department of Health so that children receiving free or reduced fee school lunches and/or services through the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program can be identified for outreach and have eligibility for Title XXI determined on an expedited and streamlined basis."

(This amendment requires coordination between several agencies to improve outreach and enrollment of children in the children's health insurance program.)