LD 265 LR 878(01)
An Act To Provide Women Access to Affordable Postpartum Care
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Sen. Carney of Cumberland
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $307,300 $399,600 $399,600 $399,600
General Fund $307,300 $399,600 $399,600 $399,600
Federal Expenditures Fund $462,700 $710,400 $710,400 $710,400
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require General Fund appropriations of $307,300 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $399,600 in fiscal year 2022-23 to allow that the period of time following delivery of a baby that a woman may be eligible for services under MaineCare is 12 months and one-time funding for a contract to develop the cost-neutrality methodology for a Medicaid waiver. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations will also be required for the FMAP match.