LD 267 LR 990(02)
Resolve, To Increase Certain Chiropractic Reimbursement Rates under the MaineCare Program
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2017-18 FY 2018-19 Projections  FY 2019-20 Projections  FY 2020-21
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $25,955 $51,909 $51,909 $51,909
General Fund $25,955 $51,909 $51,909 $51,909
Federal Expenditures Fund $46,829 $93,658 $93,658 $93,658
Federal Expenditures Fund $46,829 $93,658 $93,658 $93,658
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $25,955 in fiscal year 2017-18 and $51,909 in fiscal year 2018-19 for the Department of Health and Human Services to amend its rules in Chapter 101:  MaineCare Benefits Manual, Chapter III, Section 15 to increase reimbursement rates for chiropractic services for manipulative treatments under procedure codes 98940, 98941 and 98942 to no less than 70% of the federal Medicare reimbursement rate for these services as long as the rate is no lower than the rate reimbursed as of January 1, 2017. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations are also included for the FMAP match.