(1) There is created a restricted account in the General Fund known as the Medicaid
(2)(a) Except as provided in Subsection (3), the following shall be deposited into
the Medicaid Restricted Account:
(i) any general funds appropriated to the department for the state plan for medical
assistance or for the Division of Health Care Financing that are not expended by the
department in the fiscal year for which the general funds were appropriated and which
are not otherwise designated as nonlapsing shall lapse into the Medicaid Restricted
(ii) any unused state funds that are associated with the Medicaid program, as defined
in Section 26-18-2, from the Department of Workforce Services and the Department of Human Services;
(b) The account shall earn interest and all interest earned shall be deposited into
(c) The Legislature may appropriate money in the restricted account to fund programs
that expand medical assistance coverage and private health insurance plans to low
income persons who have not traditionally been served by Medicaid, including the Utah
Children's Health Insurance Program created in Chapter 40, Utah Children's Health
(3) For fiscal years 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13 the following
funds are nonlapsing:
(a) any general funds appropriated to the department for the state plan for medical
assistance, or for the Division of Health Care Financing that are not expended by
the department in the fiscal year in which the general funds were appropriated; and
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