HB 173: Medicaid Coverage of Prescribed-food Programs for Disease Treatment and Prevention
GENERAL BILL by Waldron ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Arrington ; Edmonds ; Lopez, V. ; Robinson, F.
Medicaid Coverage of Prescribed-food Programs for Disease Treatment and Prevention; Requires AHCA, in conjunction with DOH, to establish Food Is Medicine Program to provide Medicaid coverage for programs using medically tailored groceries, medically tailored meals, & produce prescriptions for specified Medicaid recipients who are high-need patients or patients with high-cost patient care or with highest healthcare utilization; requires agency, in conjunction with department, to seek federal approval & waivers for program; requires federal waiver application to seek matching funds.
Last Action: 3/7/2023 House - 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
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