2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Carr
Comprehensive Plan to Increase Awareness of Contraceptives for Medicaid Enrollees (language only)

Item 313 #6h

Item 313 #6h

Health and Human Resources
Department of Medical Assistance Services


Page 145, after line 26, insert:

"MMMMM. The Department of Medical Assistance Services, in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Health, Medicaid health care providers and Medicaid managed care organizations, shall develop a comprehensive plan to improve awareness and utilization of contraceptives, including long acting reversible contraceptives, by individuals enrolled in the Medicaid managed care and fee-for-service programs.  The plan shall be submitted to the Governor, the Chairs of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance and Appropriations Committees and the Secretary of Health and Human Resources by December 31, 2020."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)