Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 33, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, page 405, after line 17, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:
/ 33._____ (DHHS: Medicaid: Healthcare Expansion) (A) The department must expand Medicaid coverage as authorized by federal law to individuals under sixty-five years of age with incomes at or below one hundred thirty-eight percent of the federal poverty level, based on modified adjusted gross income. The department must submit a State Medicaid Plan Amendment, reflecting the expanded coverage, to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
(B) The department is authorized to transfer funds between appropriated line items or use excess operating revenue and reserves to offset administrative expenses associated with Medicaid expansion.
Amend the bill further, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 117, GENERAL PROVISIONS, page 525, paragraph 117.98, line 21, by striking paragraph 117.98 in its entirety.
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend sections, totals and title to conform.