2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lambert
Medicaid for Substance Abuse Services

Item 326 #32s

Item 326 #32s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $5,900,000 GF
FY2005 $0 FY2006 $5,900,000 NGF

Page 301, line 51, strike "$4,730,530,852" and insert "$4,742,330,852".
Page 321, after line 16, insert:
"VVV.  The State Board for Medical Assistance Services shall develop amendments to the State Plan for Medical Assistance, to provide coverage of substance abuse treatment services for children and adults including emergency services; evaluation and assessment; outpatient services, including intensive outpatient services; targeted case management; and day treatment.  The State Board shall seek approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid to implement the State Plan amendments."

(This amendment provides funding to expand Medicaid coverage in the second year to include reimbursement for substance abuse treatment services.)