Introduced Version






HOUSE BILL No. 1711

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: None (noncode).

Synopsis: Medicaid services for foster care individuals. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to apply for an amendment to the state Medicaid plan and, if necessary, apply for a Medicaid waiver to provide services to individuals who are at least 18 years of age but less than 22 years of age and are receiving or have received foster care. (The introduced version of this bill was prepared by the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight.)

Effective: Upon passage.





Crawford




    January 19, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Health.







Introduced

First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)


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HOUSE BILL No. 1711



    A BILL FOR AN ACT concerning human services.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: ; (05)IN1711.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. [EFFECTIVE UPON PASSAGE] (a) As used in this SECTION, "office" refers to the office of Medicaid policy and planning established by IC 12-8-6-1.
    (b) Before July 1, 2005, the office shall apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for approval to amend the state Medicaid plan to include services for an individual who:
        (1) is:
            (A) at least eighteen (18) years of age; and
            (B) less than twenty-two (22) years of age; and
        (2) is receiving or has received foster care.
    (c) If the office determines a Medicaid waiver is necessary, before July 1, 2005, the office shall apply to the United States Department of Health and Human Services for approval of a Medicaid waiver to fund services for an individual described in subsection (b).
    (d) The office may not implement the amendment to the state Medicaid plan until the office files an affidavit with the governor

attesting that the amendment 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 amendment is approved.
    (e) The office may not implement the Medicaid 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.
    (f) If the office receives approval to amend the state Medicaid plan under this SECTION from the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the governor receives the affidavit filed under subsection (d), the office shall implement the amendment not more than five (5) days after the governor receives the affidavit.
    (g) If the office receives approval for the Medicaid waiver under this SECTION from the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the governor receives the affidavit filed under subsection (e), the office shall implement the waiver not more than five (5) days after the governor receives the affidavit.
    (h) This SECTION expires December 31, 2009.

SOURCE: ; (05)IN1711.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. An emergency is declared for this act.