2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Adjust Dates for Reporting on AMP (language only)

Item 306 #26h

Item 306 #26h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 282, line 54, strike "By November 15, 2008" and insert:
"Upon the later of April 15, 2008 or sixty days after the effective date of the regulation that the United S tates Secretary of Health and Human Services must promulgate under SEction 6001(c)(3) of the "Deficit Reduction Act of 2005," Pub. L. No. 109-171".
Page 283, line 1, strike "may" and insert "shall".
Page 283, line 1, after "recommendations" insert:
"concurrently with the report,".

(This amendment requires the Department of Medical Assistances Services to estimate the savings included in the Medicaid forecast as a result of implementation of "Average Manufacturer Price" pursuant to the federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 on April 15, 2008 or sixty days after the effective date of regulations have been issued. This amendment also requires instead of allows the Department to make recommendations regarding the pharmacy dispensing fees based on the impact in local pharmacy reimbursements.)