HB 301: "An Act relating to the medical assistance program; and providing for an effective date."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 301 01 "An Act relating to the medical assistance program; and providing for an 02 effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. MEDICAID SERVICES FUNDING. For fiscal year 1996, the operation of 05 AS 47.07.035 is suspended. If, at any time during fiscal year 1996, the commissioner of 06 health and social services finds that the cost of medical assistance for all persons eligible 07 under AS 47.07 is likely to exceed the amount allocated in the state budget for that assistance 08 for fiscal year 1996, the commissioner shall immediately take steps consistent with federal 09 Medicaid requirements to reduce costs for the remainder of the fiscal year in order to keep 10 total costs for the program under AS 47.07 within the amount allocated in the state budget for 11 that assistance. 12 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect July 1, 1995.