5077-S AMS JAYA STIT 016
SSB 5077 - S AMD 327
By Senator Jayapal
On page 76, line 13, increase the General Fund--State (FY 2017) appropriation by $850,000.
On page 76, line 14, increase the General Fund--Federal appropriation by $1,700,000.
Adjust the total appropriation accordingly.
On page 83, after line 17, insert the following:
"(ff) $850,000 of the general fund—state appropriation for fiscal year 2016, and $850,000 of the general fund-state appropriation for fiscal year 2017, and $1,700,000 million of the general fund-federal appropriation are provided solely for the authority to increase the rates for long-acting reversible contraceptive methods to be at least equal with the total rate paid for the services required to provide oral contraceptives that would have been delivered over the same period as an average patient maintains a long-acting contraceptive. The authority shall assure that rates paid for long-acting reversible contraceptives are adjusted within the medicaid take charge waiver program as well as within the Title XIX medicaid program, and that no contraceptive rate is decreased to comply with this section."
EFFECT: Funding is increased to provide parity for long-acting reversible contraceptive methods to be at least equal with oral contraceptives.
FISCAL IMPACT: $1,700,000 GF-S, $1,700,000 GF-F
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