2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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FMAP - Restore Optometry Services (language only)

Item 297 #29c

Item 297 #29c

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 208, line 25, after "change.", insert:
"If there is an extension through June 30, 2011 of increased Federal Medical Assistance Percentage under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (P.L. 111-5), the reduction in this paragraph shall not become effective.”

(This amendment adds language to restore Medicaid reimbursement for optometry services if Congress passes a six-month extension of increased Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) through June 30, 2011. The introduced budget had eliminated Medicaid coverage for this service.)