Approp, H&W medicaid, add’l
APPROPRIATIONS – DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Health and Welfare for the Division of Medicaid for fiscal year 2023.

RS30612 / H0323

This is a FY 2023 supplemental appropriation for the Division of Medicaid in the Department of Health and Welfare. This bill contains four actions. First, this bill reduces the General Fund and increases the federal fund to account for the impacts of the Public Health Emergency, which provides all states an additional 6.2% of federal match for all claims. Second, this bill provides funding for the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit, as required by class counsel in the Jeff D. Lawsuit Settlement. Third, this bill provides additional receipt authority in dedicated funds, and reduces the General Fund and federal funds; receipt authority are dedicated funds that come from income from sources such as drug rebates. Finally, this bill provides additional dedicated and federal funds to account for changes made to the Upper Payment Limit (UPL) through S1350 of 2022.

Bill Events
Date Description
03/15 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing
03/16 Reported Printed; Filed for Second Reading
03/17 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
03/20 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 46-24-0
AYES – Allgood, Berch, Blanksma, Bundy, Burns, Cheatum, Chew, Clow, Cornilles, Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehlers, Erickson, Furniss, Galaviz, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Hill, Holtzclaw, Horman, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Mickelsen, Miller, Monks, Nash, Necochea, Nelsen, Palmer, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Rubel, Sauter, Vander Woude, Weber, Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Alfieri, Andrus, Barbieri, Boyle, Cannon, Crane(12), Crane(13), Dixon(1), Ehardt, Gallagher, Hawkins, Healey, Kingsley, Lambert, Mendive, Mitchell, Price, Redman, Scott, Shepherd, Skaug, Tanner, Wisniewski, Young
Absent – None
Floor Sponsor - Nash
Title apvd - to Senate
03/21 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading
Introduced, read first time; referred to: Finance
Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
03/22 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
03/23 Read third time in full – PASSED - 25-10-0
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Cook, Den Hartog, Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hartgen, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Rabe, Ricks, Ruchti, Schroeder, Semmelroth, Taylor, VanOrden, Ward-Engelking, Winder, Wintrow
NAYS – Carlson, Foreman, Hart, Herndon, Lenney, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Toews, Trakel, Zuiderveld
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - Cook
Title apvd - to House
Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling
Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate
Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker
Signed by President; returned to House
Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor
03/24 Delivered to Governor at 4:53 p.m. on March 23, 2023
03/28 Reported Signed by Governor on March 24, 2023
Session Law Chapter 131
Effective: 03/24/2023