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Budget Summary FY2017

40000328 - State Plan Amendment Support
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016





Account Description FY2016
Spending
FY2017
GAA
4000-0328 State Plan Amendment Support
For the executive office of health and human services, which shall use the funding in this item to pursue, enhance and submit applications for existing or new state plan amendments, state plan options, state waiver or demonstration requests, and federal grants for federal approval under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 42 U.S.C. 18001 et seq., including, but not limited to the following purposes: (a) the development and implementation of a modern, digital integrated eligibility system as required by the last paragraph of section 16 of chapter 6A of the General Laws in order to achieve maximum federal reimbursement; (b) the receipt of federal reimbursement for services provided to an eligible Medicaid beneficiary that are available without charge to the beneficiary, including services that are available without charge to the community at large, known as "free care"; (c) the 1915(i) home and community-based services state plan authorized under 42 U.S.C. 1396n(i); (d) the authorization of coverage for postpartum placement of long acting reversible contraception; (e) the pursuit of expanded federal reimbursement for lead poisoning testing and follow-up services; (f) the pursuit of Medicaid coverage for justice-involved individuals including, but not limited to, individuals on parole, probation, home confinement or pre-trial supervision or residing in a halfway house and deemed eligible under federal definition; (g) the Medicaid electronic health record incentive program; (h) the 1915(k) community first choice state plan option authorized under 42 U.S.C. 1396n(k); ; and (i) the pursuit of expanded federal reimbursement for comprehensive family planning services; provided further, that the executive office shall seek to maximize opportunities that expand community-based services and increase federal reimbursement, including enhanced federal medical assistance percentage rates; provided further, that not later than November 1, 2016, the executive office of health and human services shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on the status of submitted and pending applications and the projected fiscal impact of federal approval for these applications; and provided further, that not later than March 15, 2017, the executive office of health and human services, in consultation with the executive office for administration and finance and the Massachusetts office of information technology, shall publish a plan to implement modern, digital and integrated eligibility determination processes as required by the last paragraph of section 16 of chapter 6A of the General Laws, which shall include the estimated capital and operating resources to implement the modern, digital and integrated eligibility determination processes

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Veto Explanation:   I am vetoing this item because it is not consistent with my House 2 recommendation.