2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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Delay Elimination of Medicaid Podiatry Services by One Year

Item 297 #4s

Item 297 #4s

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2011 $430,950 FY2012 $0 GF
FY2011 $543,830 FY2012 $0 NGF

Page 196, line 50, strike "$6,806,326,159" and insert "$6,807,300,939".
Page 208, line 20, strike "2010" and insert "2011".
Page 208, line 21, after the period, insert:
"The department shall review available data from other state Medicaid programs that have recently eliminated coverage of podiatry services and evaluate the impact on other Medicaid costs of eliminating this service.  The department shall report its findings no later than November 15, 2010 to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees."

(This amendment restores $430,950 GF and $543,830 NGF the first year from federal Medicaid matching funds to delay a proposal to eliminate Medicaid coverage of podiatry services that was included in the introduced budget. Language is also added requiring the Department to evaluate the impact on other Medicaid services of eliminating coverage of podiatry services.)