Department of Medical Assistance Services; payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention. (HB1098)

Introduced By

Del. Elizabeth Guzman (D-Dale City)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Medical Assistance Services; payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services; report. Directs the Department of Medical Assistance Services (the Department) to study and provide recommendations related to the payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services, including (i) the types of obesity prevention and other obesity-related services for which federal matching funds are available, (ii) the cost to the Commonwealth of providing medical assistance for such obesity prevention and other obesity-related services for eligible individuals, and (iii) any federal approvals or other actions necessary to allow for the payment of medical assistance for obesity prevention and other obesity-related services. The bill requires the Department to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committees on Appropriations and Health, Welfare and Institutions and the Senate Committees on Finance and Appropriations and Education and Health by November 1, 2022. Read the Bill »

Status

01/12/2022: In Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103860D
01/12/2022Committee

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