HB 1647-1_ Filed 04/09/2001, 10:38
that Engrossed House Bill 1647 be amended to read as follows:
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"SECTION 2. [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2001] (a) As used in this
SECTION, "waiver" means a Section 1115 demonstration waiver
under the federal Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1315).
(b) As used in this SECTION, "children's health insurance
program" means the program established under IC 12-17.6.
(c) Before September 1, 2001, the office of Medicaid policy and
planning shall apply to the United States Department of Health and
Human Services for approval of a waiver to provide coverage for
dental and vision services under the children's health insurance
program to a child who:
(1) has health insurance coverage (as defined in 42 U.S.C.
(2) is covered under a group health plan (as defined in 42
but does not have coverage for dental services or vision services
and is otherwise eligible for coverage under the children's health
(d) If a provision of this SECTION differs from the
requirements of a waiver, the office shall submit the waiver request
in a manner that complies with the requirements of the waiver.
However, after the waiver is approved, the office shall apply within
one hundred twenty (120) days for an amendment to the approved
waiver that contains the provisions of this SECTION that were not
included in the approved waiver.
(e) The office of Medicaid policy and planning may not
implement the waiver until the office files an affidavit with the
governor attesting that the federal waiver applied for under this
SECTION is in effect. The office shall file the affidavit under this
subsection not later than five (5) days after the office is notified
that the waiver is approved.
(1) the office of Medicaid policy and planning receives a
waiver under this SECTION from the United States
Department of Health and Human Services;
(2) the governor receives the affidavit filed under subsection
(3) the general assembly appropriates funds for implementing
the office shall implement the waiver not more than sixty (60) days
after the general assembly appropriates funds to implement the
(g) The office of Medicaid policy and planning may adopt rules
under IC 4-22-2 that are necessary to implement this SECTION.
(h) This SECTION expires July 1, 2005.
(Reference is to EHB 1647 as printed April 6, 2001.)
MO164701/DI 97 2001