2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Restore Funding for Pharmacy Services

Item 297 #24c

Item 297 #24c

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2011 $0 FY2012 $1,880,164 GF
FY2011 $0 FY2012 $1,880,164 NGF

Page 249, line 7, strike "$7,244,217,237" and insert "$7,247,977,565".
Page 262, line 34, after "SSS." strike "1.".
Page 262, strike lines 41 through 44.
Page 265, line 15, after "EEEE." insert "1.".
Page 265, after line 21, insert:
"2.  No additional changes shall be made to the dispensing fee effective October 1, 2010."

(This amendment restores $1.9 million from the general fund and $1.9 million from federal Medicaid matching funds to (i) reverse a proposal included in the introduced budget to reduce reimbursements to pharmacies for prescription drug ingredient costs and (ii) restore the pharmacy dispensing fee to $3.75 per prescription per month, which had been reduced by $0.25 in Chapter 874 of the 2010 Acts of Assembly.)