Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1647

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: None (noncode).

Synopsis: Autism waiver funding. Appropriates to the office of Medicaid policy and planning from the state general fund an amount sufficient for use in funding an increase in the number of eligible individuals served under the Medicaid autism waiver. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the Indiana commission on autism.)

Effective: July 1, 2001.





Summers, Alderman, Oxley, Atterholt




    January 17, 2001, read first time and referred to Committee on Human Affairs.







Introduced

First Regular Session 112th General Assembly (2001)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1647



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning Medicaid and to make an appropriation.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (01)IN1647.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001] (a) As used in this SECTION, "waiver" refers to a home and community based services waiver described in 42 U.S.C. 1396n(c) as it:
        (1) applies to individuals with autism; and
        (2) is in effect on July 1, 2001.
    (b) There is appropriated to the office of Medicaid policy and planning from the state general fund an amount sufficient for its use in funding an increase in the number of eligible individuals who may be served by the waiver as follows:
        (1) From two hundred (200) individuals to three hundred (300) individuals during the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2001, and ending June 30, 2002.
        (2) From three hundred (300) individuals to four hundred (400) individuals during the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2002, and ending June 30, 2003.
    (c) This SECTION expires July 1, 2005.