2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Thomas
FAMIS Eligibility Coordination

Item 324 #4h

Item 324 #4h

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2003 $350,000 FY2004 $275,500 GF
FY2003 $695,000 FY2004 $548,000 NGF

Page 249, line 19, strike "$63,310,011" and insert "$64,355,011".
Page 249, line 19, strike "$66,019,086" and insert "$66,842,586".
Page 249, after line 43, 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 are identified for outreach efforts, receive assistance in completing applications and receive expedited eligibility determinations for the Family Access to Medical Insurance Security program on a streamlined basis."

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