LD 1161 LR 74(02)
An Act to Fund Free Health Clinics
Fiscal Note for Bill as Amended by Committee Amendment " "
Committee: Health and Human Services
Fiscal Note Required: Yes
Fiscal Note
FY 2023-24 FY 2024-25 Projections  FY 2025-26 Projections  FY 2026-27
Net Cost (Savings)
General Fund $250,000 $250,000 $0 $0
General Fund $250,000 $250,000 $0 $0
Fiscal Detail and Notes
The bill includes one-time General Fund appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services of $250,000 in fiscal year 2023-24 and $250,000 in fiscal year 2024-25 for the State's free health clinics, which are health care facilities or programs designed to provide primary medical care to medically underserved populations, particularly those who are uninsured or who have high deductible insurance plans. The funding is to be distributed based on a formula adopted by the Department of Health and Human Services utilizing the number of clients served and a base amount for each clinic.