2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Healthy Families Matching Funds (language only)

Item 306 #8h

Item 306 #8h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 343, after line 50, insert:
“VVV.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services, to the extent permissible under federal law, shall enter into an agreement with the local Healthy Families sites so that qualifying funds may be used at the discretion of each site for obtaining matching nongeneral funds when available.”

(This amendment adds language requiring the Department of Medical Assistance Services to enter into agreements with local Healthy Family sites to use their funds to match federal Medicaid funds where possible to provide qualified services, to the extent allowable under federal law.)