2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Favola
Pharmacist Medicaid Billing (language only)

Item 313 #1s

Item 313 #1s

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 321, after line 18, insert:

"GGGG.   As a condition of this appropriation, the Department of Medical Assistance Services shall, no later than July 1, 2020, submit a State Plan Amendment pursuant to Title XIX of the Social Security Act so that pharmacists that are prescribers or providing other professional services rendered within their scope of practice pursuant to VA Code§ 54.1-3303 and§ 54.1-3303.1, may bill the Department for Medical Assistance Services for rendering such services."


(This amendment provides language requiring the Department of Medical Assistance Services amend the state plan to outline steps for pharmacists to bill Medicaid for services rendered.)