2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Child Health Ins.-Monitor Premiums (language only)

Item 318 #4s

Item 318 #4s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 307, after line 48, insert:
"C. The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall monitor the implementation and impact of FAMIS monthly premiums, including, but not limited to, the effect of premiums on enrollment, disenrollment, and re-enrollment, and the administrative costs of collecting and enforcing premium payments.  The Department shall make quarterly reports to the Joint Commission on Health Care on these issues after monthly premiums have been implemented."

(This amendment requires the Department of Medical Assistance Services to monitor the impacts of premiums for the new child health insurance program.)