2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Improve Medicaid Drug Compliance (language only)

Item 326 #39s

Item 326 #39s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 264, after line 47, insert:  
"BBB.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services may make available to its enrollees those prescription medications which improve drug regimen compliance, reduce medication errors, or decrease medication abuse through the use of medication delivery systems that include, but are not limited to, transdermal and injectable delivery systems."

(This amendment permits but does not require the department to make available new methods of providing medication to Medicaid recipients. The new delivery methods are designed to be more effective in improving compliance with drug treatment, reducing medication errors, or decreasing medication abuse.)