2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Healthy Families Matching Funds (language only)

Item 344 #6h

Item 344 #6h

Health And Human Resources
Social Services, Department of

Page 387, line 30, after “D.” insert “1.”
Page 387, after line 43, insert:
“2.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services, to the extent permissible under federal law, shall enter into an agreement with the local Health 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.)