Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2009

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2009

4000-0875 - MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment




Account Description FY2008
GAA
FY2009
House 2
4000-0875 MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment
For the provision of benefits to eligible women who require medical treatment for either breast or cervical cancer under 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVIII) of the Social Security Act, and under section 10D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall provide 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 these benefits shall be extended solely for the duration of the cancerous condition; provided further, that prior to the provision of any benefits covered by this item, the 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
5,422,343 5,500,000

 
 


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