2008 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Medicaid for Foster Care Youth Transitioning to Independence

Item 306 #22s

Item 306 #22s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2009 $750,000 FY2010 $750,000 GF
FY2009 $750,000 FY2010 $750,000 NGF

Page 276, line 1, strike "$5,521,541,169" and insert "$5,523,041,169".
Page 276, line 1, strike "$5,818,036,403" and insert "$5,819,536,403".
Page 289, after line 18, insert:
"RR.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance to provide Medicaid coverage of youth ages 18, 19 and 20, who turn age 18 while in foster care, whose earnings are at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level, and who continue to receive Independent Living services through the Department of Social Services."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)