2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5001 (Conference Report)

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Medication for People with Tuberculosis

Item 310 #1c

Item 310 #1c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Health, Department of FY2005 $50,000 FY2006 $50,000 GF

Page 238, line 34, strike "$89,997,059" and insert "$90,047,059".
Page 238, line 34, strike "$91,107,059" and insert "$91,157,059".
Page 239, after line 15, insert:
"D.  Out of this appropriation, $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund shall be used to purchase medications for individuals who have tuberculosis but who do not qualify for free or reduced prescription drugs and who do not have adequate income or insurance coverage to purchase the required prescription drugs."

(This amendment provides funding for the purchase of medications to treat tuberculosis in persons who are uninsured or underinsured.)