LD 1737 LR 2648(01)
An Act To Preserve Medication Management for Persons with Mental Health Needs
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Breen of Cumberland
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $0 $1,131,802 $1,131,802 $1,131,802
General Fund $0 $1,131,802 $1,131,802 $1,131,802
Federal Expenditures Fund $0 $2,042,069 $2,042,069 $2,042,069
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill includes General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $1,131,802 in fiscal year 2018-19 for a 25% rate increase for the medication management services provided under rule Chapter 101: MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 65: Behavioral Health Services. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations will also be required for the FMAP match.

A more current estimate would decrease the FY 2018-19 General Fund appropriation by $184,592 to $947,210 and decrease the FY 2018-19 Federal Expenditures Fund allocation by $369,445 to $1,672,624.