2010 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Expand 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 to cover cervical cancers vaccines as part of the basic services protocol for family planning, the Department shall have the authority, if feasible and consistent with federal requirements, to amend the family planning waiver to cover such services."

(This amendment authorizes the Department to provide cervical cancer vaccines if the federal government allows coverage under the Medicaid Family Planning Waiver. The federal match rate for such services is 90 percent.)