- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
- Chapter 7. Medical Assistance For Needy Persons
- Section 30. Medical Services to Be Provided.
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AS 47.07.030. Medical Services to Be Provided.
- (a) The department shall offer all mandatory services required under 42 U.S.C. 1396 - 1396p (Title XIX of the Social
- (b) In addition to the mandatory services specified in (a) of this section and the services provided under (d) of this
section, the department may offer only the following optional services: case management and nutrition services for
pregnant women; personal care services in a recipient's home; emergency hospital services; long-term care
noninstitutional services; medical supplies and equipment; advanced nurse practitioner services; clinic services;
rehabilitative services for children eligible for services under AS 47.07.063
, substance abusers, and emotionally disturbed or chronically mentally ill adults; targeted case management services;
inpatient psychiatric facility services for individuals age 65 or older and individuals under age 21; psychologists'
services; clinical social workers' services; midwife services; prescribed drugs; physical therapy; occupational
therapy; chiropractic services; low-dose mammography screening, as defined in AS 21.42.375
(e); hospice care; treatment of speech, hearing, and language disorders; adult dental services; prosthetic devices and
eyeglasses; optometrists' services; intermediate care facility services, including intermediate care facility services
for the mentally retarded; skilled nursing facility services for individuals under age 21; and reasonable
transportation to and from the point of medical care.
- (c) Notwithstanding (b) of this section, the department may offer a service for which the department has received a waiver
from the federal government if the department was authorized, directed, or requested to apply for the waiver by law or
by a concurrent or joint resolution of the legislature.
- (d) The department may establish as optional services a primary care case management system or a managed care organization
contract in which certain eligible individuals are required to enroll and seek approval from a case manager or the
managed care organization before receiving certain services. The department shall establish enrollment criteria and
determine eligibility for services consistent with federal and state law.
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