2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Family Planning Waiver for Cervical Cancer Vaccines (language only)

Item 297 #11s

Item 297 #11s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 203, after line 47, insert:
"3.  Upon approval by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Department shall report on the fiscal impact of extending Medicaid coverage for cervical cancer vaccines as part of the basic services protocol for family planning,  if feasible and consistent with federal requirements.  The Department shall report its findings to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than 60 days after federal approval is granted."

(This amendment requires the Department to report on the fiscal impact of providing cervical cancer vaccines under the Medicaid Family Planning Waiver. The federal match rate for such services is 90 percent.)