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MassHealth - Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment  
   4000-0875   For the provision of benefits to eligible women who require medical treatment for either breast or cervical cancer in accordance with 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVIII) of the Social Security Act, and in accordance with section 10D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall provide said benefits to women whose income, as determined by the executive office, does not exceed 250 per cent of the federal poverty level, subject to continued federal approval; provided further, that eligibility for such benefits shall be extended solely for the duration of such cancerous condition; provided further, that prior to the provision of any benefits covered by this item, said division shall require screening for either breast or cervical cancer at the comprehensive breast and cervical cancer early detection program operated by the department of public health, in accordance with item 4570-1512; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to recipients in prior fiscal years 5,170,243 3,951,303
 Reduced funding to meet projected need.