Fiscal Note - State of Utah - 2012 General Session

HB0272 - Pilot Program for Insurance Coverage for Autism Spectrum Disorders

State Government (UCA 36-12-13(2)(b)):
Enacting this bill will cost the state about $4,348,200 in FY 2013. This estimate is based on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention study that shows 1 out of 110 children have autism spectrum disorder. Using the CDC ratio, 208 children would be covered by provisions of this bill. Public education will cost of about $4,400,000, assuming that the costs are covered by the state.

State Budget Detail TableFY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
General Fund$0$1,539,400$1,539,400
Education Fund$0$4,400,000$4,400,000
Transportation Fund$0$221,400$221,400
Federal Funds$0$1,606,800$1,606,800
Dedicated Credits$0$556,100$556,100
   Total Expenditure$0$8,748,200$8,748,200
Net Impact, All Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($8,748,200)($8,748,200)
   Net Impact, General/Education Funds (Rev.-Exp.)$0($5,939,400)($5,939,400)

Local Governments (UCA 36-12-13(2)(c)):
Local governments that provide health coverage could experience higher health benefit costs.

Direct Expenditures by Utah Residents and Businesses (UCA 36-12-13(2)(d)):
Enactment of this bill likely will not result in direct, measurable expenditures by Utah residents or businesses that are not covered by the Public Employees' Benefit and Insurance Program Act.

1/25/2012, 7:44:49 AM, Lead Analyst: Bleazard, M./Attny: CJDOffice of the Legislative Fiscal Analyst