March 16, 2005
SENATE BILL No. 572
DIGEST OF SB 572
(Updated March 15, 2005 1:11 pm - DI 77)
Citations Affected: Noncode.
Synopsis: Medicaid waiver for family planning services. Requires the
office of Medicaid policy and planning to apply for a demonstration
waiver to extend Medicaid coverage of family planning services for
Effective: Upon passage.
Miller, Simpson, Meeks, Breaux,
Kenley, Young R Michael
(HOUSE SPONSORS _ BROWN T, BROWN C)
January 20, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Health and Provider
February 17, 2005, amended, reported favorably _ Do Pass.
February 21, 2005, read second time, ordered engrossed.
February 22, 2005, engrossed.
February 28, 2005, read third time, passed. Yeas 40, nays 8.
March 8, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.
March 15, 2005, reported _ Do Pass.
March 16, 2005
First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)
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SENATE BILL No. 572
A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning Medicaid.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: ; (05)ES0572.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this
SECTION, "family planning services" does not include the
performance of abortions or the use of a drug or device intended
to terminate a pregnancy after fertilization.
(b) As used in this SECTION, "fertilization" means the joining
of a human egg cell with a human sperm cell.
(c) As used in this SECTION, "office" refers to the office of
Medicaid policy and planning established by IC 12-8-6-1.
(d) As used in this SECTION, "waiver" refers to a Section 1115
demonstration waiver under the federal Social Security Act (42
(e) Before January 1, 2006, the office shall apply to the United
States Department of Health and Human Services for approval of
a waiver to:
(1) continue coverage of family planning services for a woman
described in IC 12-15-2-13 for two (2) years after the
expiration of the postpartum eligibility period under
IC 12-15-2-13(d); and
(2) provide Medicaid coverage for any other service required
by the waiver.
The waiver application must include language stating that the
waiver will not include coverage for the performance of abortions
or the use of a drug or device intended to terminate a pregnancy
(f) 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, if the waiver is approved, the office, not more than one
hundred twenty (120) days after the waiver is approved, shall
apply for an amendment to the waiver that contains the provisions
of this SECTION that were not included in the approved waiver.
(g) The office may not implement the waiver until the office files
an affidavit with the governor attesting that the waiver applied for
under this SECTION is in effect. The office shall file the affidavit
under this subsection not more than five (5) days after the office is
notified that the waiver is approved.
(h) If the office receives a waiver under this SECTION from the
United States Department of Health and Human Services and the
governor receives the affidavit filed under subsection (g), the office
shall implement the waiver not more than sixty (60) days after the
governor receives the affidavit.
(i) The office may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this
(j) This SECTION expires January 1, 2011.
SOURCE: ; (05)ES0572.1.2. -->
SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.