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Budget Summary FY2012

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Outside Section 161
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011

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MassHealth Program Changes

SECTION 161.   Notwithstanding section 53 of chapter 118E of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the secretary of health and human services may manage the MassHealth program within the appropriated levels in items 4000-0430, 4000-0500, 4000-0600, 4000-0700, 4000-0870, 4000-0875, 4000-0880, 4000-0890, 4000-0895, 4000-0950, 4000-0990, 4000-1400 and 4000-1405 by restructuring benefits to the extent permitted by federal law; provided, however, that notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, at least 90 days before restructuring any MassHealth benefits, the secretary shall file a report with the executive office for administration and finance and the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the proposed changes and the anticipated fiscal impact of those changes.