LD 1660 LR 1174(05)
An Act To Improve Access to Physician Assistant Care
Fiscal Note for Bill as Engrossed with:
C "A" (S-432)
S "A" (S-444) to C "A" (S-432)
Committee: Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services
Fiscal Note
FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 Projections  FY 2021-22 Projections  FY 2022-23
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $26,139 $0 $0 $0
General Fund $26,139 $0 $0 $0
Federal Expenditures Fund $78,418 $0 $0 $0
Federal Expenditures Fund $78,418 $0 $0 $0
Other Special Revenue Funds $0 ($51,000) ($51,000) ($51,000)
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes a one-time General Fund appropriation to the Department of Health and Human Services of $26,139 in fiscal year 2019-20 for technology changes required to allow physician assistants to be reimbursed directly for services. A one-time Federal Expenditures Fund allocation is also included for the FMAP match. 
The impact of the change in certain application and registration fees is a net reduction in dedicated revenue of $35,000 annually to the Board of Licensure in Medicine and $16,000 annually to the Board of Osteopathic Licensure, both affiliated boards of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation.