Alaska Statutes.
Title 47. Welfare, Social Services and Institutions
Chapter 25. Public Assistance
Section 205. Priority of General Relief Medical Assistance.
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AS 47.25.205. Priority of General Relief Medical Assistance.

If the department finds that the cost of medical assistance for all persons eligible under AS 47.25.120 - 47.25.300 will exceed the amount allocated in the state budget for that assistance for the fiscal year, the department shall eliminate coverage for medical services in the following order:

(1) treatment of speech, hearing, and language disorders;

(2) optometrists' services and eyeglasses;

(3) occupational therapy;

(4) emergency dental services for adults;

(5) prosthetic devices not including dentures;

(6) medical supplies and equipment;

(7) physical therapy;

(8) outpatient laboratory and outpatient x-ray services;

(9) ambulatory surgical center services;

(10) nonemergency medical transportation;

(11) outpatient physician services;

(12) outpatient hospital services;

(13) intermediate care facility services;

(14) skilled nursing facility services;

(15) emergency medical transportation;

(16) pharmaceuticals;

(17) inpatient physician services;

(18) inpatient hospital services.

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