LD 85 LR 662(01)
An Act Concerning MaineCare Coverage for Donor Breast Milk
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Rep. Craven of Lewiston
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Projections  FY 2023-24 Projections  FY 2024-25
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $157,872 $157,522 $157,522 $157,522
General Fund $157,872 $157,522 $157,522 $157,522
Federal Expenditures Fund $279,690 $280,040 $280,040 $280,040
Federal Expenditures Fund $279,690 $280,040 $280,040 $280,040
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The Department of Health and Human Services will require General Fund appropriations of $157,872 in fiscal year 2021-22 and $157,522 in fiscal year 2022-23 to provide reimbursement under the MaineCare program for pasteurized donor breast milk provided to an infant if a physician, physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse signs an order stating that such milk is necessary. Federal Expenditures Fund allocations will also be required for the FMAP match.