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HB 1601 - Medicaid Appropriations - Key Vote

Mississippi Key Votes

John Moore voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements John Moore made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Medicaid Appropriations

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (92-4) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (45-3) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (46-1) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (74-41) - (Key vote)

Title: Medicaid Appropriations

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill providing funding for Mississippi's Medicaid program.

Highlights:
- $388 million from the General Fund to the Governor's Office- Division of Medicaid (Sec. 1). - $3.4 billion from the State Treasury to the Governor's Office- Division of Medicaid (Sec. 3). - $291 million from the State Treasury to the Medical Care Fund (Sec. 2). - $38.3 million from the State Treasury to the Health Care Expendable Fund, to be allocated as follows:
    - $3.5 million for the CHIP Program at 200% above poverty level; - $860,012 for eyeglasses for adults; - $2.4 million for the Home and Community Waiver Program; - $928,307 to allow disabled worker buy-in to the Medicaid program; - $1.1 million for a dental fee increase; - $151,767 for miscellaneous other costs; - $29.3 million for Medical Services Program matching funds (Sec. 4).
- Provides that no more than 3.88% of funding appropriated to Medicare should be spent on administrative costs (Sec. 7). - $250,000 to implement an Adult Foster Care program for Medicare recipients (Sec. 11). - $125,000 to implement a pilot program to help people quit smoking (Sec. 12). - Provides that these funds may not be spent until the Division of Medicaid's policy of having Medicaid interviewers meet with recipients to determine their eligibility has been discontinued (Sec. 14).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Medicaid Appropriations

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

  • Cecil C. Brown (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary H. Coleman (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dirk D. Dedeaux (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • George Flaggs Jr. (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • David Gibbs (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Ann Stevens (MS - D) (Out Of Office)
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