Governor Deval Patrick's Budget Recommendation - House 2 Fiscal Year 2013

Governor's Budget Recommendation FY 2013

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4000-0875 - MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment

Account Description FY 2012
FY 2013
House 2
4000-0875 MassHealth Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment
For the provision of benefits to eligible women who require medical treatment for either breast or cervical cancer in accordance with section 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVIII) of the Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000, Public Law 106-354, and in accordance with section 10D of chapter 118E of the General Laws; provided, that the executive office shall provide those benefits to women whose income, as determined by the executive office, does not exceed 250 per cent of the federal poverty level, subject to continued federal approval; provided further, that eligibility for the benefits shall be extended solely for the duration of the cancerous condition; provided further, that before the provision of any benefits covered by this item, the executive office shall require screening for either breast or cervical cancer at the comprehensive breast and cervical cancer early detection program operated by the department of public health, in accordance with item 4570-2500 of section 2D; and provided further, that funds may be expended from this item for health care services provided to these recipients in prior fiscal years
4,770,999 5,248,099

Increased funding to meet projected need.


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