1997 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Medicaid-Ineligible Immigrant Children (language only)

Item 322 #10s

Item 322 #10s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 229, after line 50, insert:
"R.  The Department shall continue to provide medical assistance services to noncitizens ineligible for Medicaid because of alienage, pursuant to the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Public Law Number 104-193, who (1) are under age 19 and (2) would be eligible for full Medicaid benefits if the alien requirements prior to the passage of Public Law Number 104-193 were still in effect."

(This amendment continues medical services to immigrant children eligible for Medicaid benefits prior to the passage of new federal reform legislation.)