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(a) There is hereby created a trust fund on the books of the Treasurer of State, the Auditor of State, and the Chief Fiscal Officer of the State, within the Tobacco Settlement Program Fund maintained by the State Board of Finance, an account to be known as the “Medicaid Expansion Program Account”. Such account shall be used by the Department of Human Services for such purposes and in such amounts as may be appropriated in law. These funds shall not be used to replace or supplant other funds available in the Department of Human Services Grants Fund Account. The funds appropriated for this program shall not be expended, except in conformity with federal and state laws, and then only after the department obtains the necessary approvals from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
(b) On each July 1, there shall be transferred from the fund to the account the amount specified in § 19-12-108(d)(1)(C).
(c) All moneys deposited into the account except for investment earnings shall be used for the purposes set forth in § 19-12-116, or such other purposes as may be appropriated in law.
(d) Moneys remaining in the account at the end of the first fiscal year of a biennium shall be carried forward and used for the purposes provided by law. Such amounts that remain at the end of a biennium shall be transferred to the fund pursuant to § 19-12-108(e).
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 19. Public Finance § 19-12-112. Medicaid Expansion Program Account--Creation - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-19-public-finance/ar-code-sect-19-12-112.html
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