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Medicaid Pharmacy And Outpatient Services Copayment

Concerning removing copayment requirement for certain medicaid services, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2023 Regular Session
Public Health
Bill Summary

The act removes the requirement that medicaid recipients pay a copayment for pharmacy and outpatient services.

$1,886,150 is appropriated to the department of health care policy and financing (department), consisting of $1,439,499 from the general fund and $446,651 from the healthcare affordability and sustainability fee cash fund, for medical and long-term care services for medicaid-eligible individuals. It is anticipated that the department will receive $5,459,357 in federal funds to implement this act.

APPROVED by Governor April 20, 2023

EFFECTIVE April 20, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/20/2023 Signed Act PDF
    04/12/2023 Final Act PDF
    04/06/2023 Rerevised PDF
    04/03/2023 Revised PDF
    03/30/2023 Reengrossed PDF
    03/29/2023 Engrossed PDF
    03/24/2023 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details