Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 21, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, page 391, after line 5, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:
/ 21.___. (DHHS: MCO Lobbying) For the current fiscal year, no South Carolina Medicaid Managed Care Organization (MCO) Program may use administrative costs received from the State of South Carolina for lobbying activities. The Department of Health and Human Services shall notify the MCO of the prohibition at the time the MCO applies for a contract. A violation of this requirement constitutes grounds for termination of the contract. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend sections, totals and title to conform.