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Amendment

 

January Session, 2017

LCO No. 6918

   
 

*HB0718906918HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. ABERCROMBIE, 83rd Dist.

SEN. MARKLEY, 16th Dist.

SEN. MOORE, 22nd Dist.

REP. CASE, 63rd Dist.

REP. MUSHINSKY, 85th Dist.

 

To: House Bill No. 7189

File No. 346

Cal. No. 246

"AN ACT CONCERNING A STUDY OF MEDICAID-FUNDED PROGRAMS. "

Strike everything after the enacting clause and substitute the following in lieu thereof:

"Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) For purposes of this section, (1) "long-acting reversible contraceptive" means a birth control method that may be effective for years, is reversible and includes, but is not limited to, intrauterine devices and contraceptive implants, and (2) "federally qualified health center" has the same meaning as provided in 42 USC 1396d(l)(2)(B), as amended from time to time.

(b) The Commissioner of Social Services shall seek federal approval for an amendment to the Medicaid state plan to provide a separate rate of Medicaid reimbursement to a federally qualified health center for the actual acquisition cost of a long-acting reversible contraceptive provided at the request of a Medicaid recipient. The rate of reimbursement for a long-acting reversible contraceptive shall be in addition to payment to the federally qualified health center for the Medicaid recipient's visit or procedure during which the contraceptive was provided by the center. "

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section