2018 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Adams D.
Co-Patron(s): Ayala, Carr, Carter, Guzman, Rodman, Roem, Sickles, Tran, Ward
Medicaid Expansion Requirement for Services (language only)

Item 303 #39h

Item 303 #39h

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 270, after line 1, insert:

"c. In implementing the provisions of 4.a. and b., the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall include requirements to include a comprehensive array of primary care, preventive care and specialty services to enrollees to ensure better health outcomes. Services shall be provided through Medicaid contracted managed care organizations."


(This amendment adds language to require that any amendments to the State Plan for Medical Assistance to expand Medicaid pursuant to the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act shall include a comprehensive array of certain services to ensure better health outcomes and that the services will be provided through Medicaid managed organizations.