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EXPLANATION: changes the word of new proviso from "must" to "may" regarding dhhs applying to cms for waiver
Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 33, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES, page 387, paragraph 33.33, lines 22-27, by striking /the proviso in its entirety/ and inserting / (DHHS: Non-Disabled, Childless Adults Waiver) Whenever the United States Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services notifies State Medicaid Agencies that it will accept applications for waivers for Medicaid eligibility for non-disabled, childless adults whose income is up to 100% of the Federal Poverty Level, the Director of the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services may submit an application for this waiver which must include strategies for improving health outcomes, purchasing the most healthcare at the least possible cost, and continuing implementation of coordinated care./
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend totals and titles to conform.