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 Security Act).

(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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