LD 1228 LR 1199(01)
Resolve, Requiring the Department of Health and Human Services To Create a Limited Benefit MaineCare Card for Individuals Eligible for the Medicare Savings Program
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. McCreight of Harpswell
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $127,176 $17,048 $17,048 $17,048
General Fund $127,176 $17,048 $17,048 $17,048
Federal Expenditures Fund $127,176 $17,048 $17,048 $17,048
Federal Expenditures Fund $127,176 $17,048 $17,048 $17,048
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require General Fund appropriations of $127,176 in fiscal year 2019-20 and $17,048 in fiscal year 2020-21 to provide a new limited benefit MaineCare card for individuals who qualify for the Medicare Savings Program, also known as the Medicare Buy-in Program. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations will also be required for the FMAP match.