Current through 2021-2022 Regular Session Chapter 884
Section 49-4-159 - Medicaid coverage for lactation and postpartum care(a) The department shall provide Medicaid coverage for: (1) Lactation care and services, as defined in paragraph (5) of Code Section 43-22A-3, to pregnant and lactating women and to children who are breastfeeding or receiving their mother's milk; and(2) Postpartum care for mothers for a period of one year following the date the pregnancy ends.(b) If necessary to implement the provisions of this Code section, the department shall submit a Medicaid state plan amendment or waiver request to the United States Department of Health and Human Services.Amended by 2022 Ga. Laws 870,§ 1, eff. 7/1/2022.Added by 2020 Ga. Laws 473,§ 1, eff. 7/16/2020.