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This act is an appropriations act for Indiana. It appropriates money for capital expenditures, the operation of the state, K-12 and higher education, the delivery of Medicaid and other services, and various other distributions and purposes. The act additionally provides for bonding authority for capital projects for higher education institutions.Year: 2017•State: Indiana•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Indiana State Legislature
This act requires the State Plan for Medicaid and certain health insurance plans to provide certain benefits relating to reproductive health care, hormone replacement therapy and preventative health care. Additionally, a health insurance plan must include for each listed method of contraception which is approved by the Food and Drug Administration at least one contraceptive drug or device for which no deductible, copayment or coinsurance may be charged to the insured.Year: 2017•State: Nevada•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Nevada State Legislature
This act removes the five-year waiting period for lawfully residing children to give them access to health care coverage under Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program This is effectively expanding health care access to the children of undocumented immigrants by eliminating the waiting period.Year: 2016•State: Florida•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Florida State Legislature
This act implements a health coverage improvement program through Medicaid waiver authority granted to states before the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and establishes a funding mechanism for the waiver program expanding coverage to 16,000 low-income individuals.Year: 2016•State: Utah•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Utah State Legislature
This act requires health insurance plans to provide coverage with no deductible, coinsurance, co-payment, or other cost-sharing for at least one drug, device, or other product in each contraceptive method for women identified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and prescribed by a health care provider. Plans also must provide coverage for voluntary sterilization procedures for men and women with no cost-sharing, except if the coverage would disqualify a high-deductible health plan from eligibility for a health savings account under the federal tax code. The act requires health insurance plans and Medicaid to provide coverage for a 12-month supply of prescribed contraceptives, which may be dispensed all at once or over the course of the 12 months at the discretion of the health care provider. The act directs the Department of Vermont Health Access to establish and implement value-based payments to health care providers for insertion and removal of long-acting reversible contraceptives and appropriates funds to increase the reimbursement rates. It also requires health insurance plans offered through the Vermont Health Benefit Exchange to allow a pregnant woman and her family to enroll at any time after her pregnancy begins, with coverage starting on the first of the month after she selects a health plan.Year: 2016•State: Vermont•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Vermont State Legislature
The Fair Market Drug Pricing Act is similar to the Maine Rx Plus program. It lowers prices for the state Medicaid program and for uninsured state residents by directing the state Secretary of [Health] to negotiate rebates from drug manufacturersYear: 2010•Type: Model Law•Source: Center for State Innovation
This policy brief summarizes state decisions regarding the inclusion of dental benefits for the individuals that are newly eligible under the Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act. The brief details emerging strategies to ensure dental access for adults in Medicaid.Year: 2013•State: All States•Type: Policy Brief or Report•Source: Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.
This act amends current Medicaid laws for applicants suffering from maternal depression. It creates more opportunities for coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs.Year: 2017•State: Texas•Type: Act or Session Law•Source: Texas State Legislature
The Healthy [State] Pharmacy Discount Act is similar to the Healthy Maine program. It directs the Secretary [of Health] to seek a Section 1115 Medicaid waiver in order to operate a discount program that serves residents with household incomes under 200 percent of the federal poverty level.Year: 2009•Type: Model Law•Source: Center for State Innovation
The Consumer-Directed Care Act creates a program which allows Medicaid recipients of in-home and community-based services to select the services they need and the providers they want.Year: 2007•Type: Model Law•Source: Center for Policy Alternatives