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Budget Summary FY2018

40000328 - State Plan Amendment Support
Data Current as of:  7/20/2017





Account Description FY2017
Spending
FY2018
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: (i) 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; (ii) 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"; (iii) the 1915(i) home and community-based services state plan authorized under 42 U.S.C. 1396n(i); (iv) the authorization of coverage for postpartum placement of long acting reversible contraception; (v) the pursuit of expanded federal reimbursement for lead poisoning testing and follow-up services; and (vi) 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; provided further, that not later than November 1, 2017, the executive office shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means with an update on changes, since the last filing of this report, to submitted and pending applications and the projected fiscal impact of federal approval for each of these applications; provided further, that not later than March 15, 2018, 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 said section 16 of said chapter 6A, which shall include the estimated capital and operating resources to implement the modern, digital and integrated eligibility determination processes and any additional resources required to: (a) allow integrated enrollment and common application for benefits between the health connector, the office of Medicaid, the department of transitional assistance, the department of early education and care and the department of housing and community development; and (b) implement interim solutions to integrate applications between the office of Medicaid and the department of transitional assistance; and provided further, that the office of Medicaid and the department of transitional assistance shall prioritize aligning their benefit application processes as a step toward the development of a common application
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