2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Increase Pharmacy Dispensing Fees

Item 326 #30s

Item 326 #30s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $1,449,104 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $1,449,104 NGF

Page 250, line 37, strike "$4,428,632,619" and insert "$4,431,530,827".
Page 264, line 47, insert:  
"BBB.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance Services to increase the dispensing fee paid to pharmacists from $3.75 to $4.00 per prescription per month.  Such amendments to the State Plan shall become effective within 280 days or less from the enactment of this act."

(This amendment increases the Medicaid reimbursement for pharmacy dispensing fees from $3.75 to $4.00 per prescription per month. The dispensing fee was reduced by $0.50 per prescription per month by the 2003 General Assembly.)