2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Brink
Medicaid for Foster Care Youth Transitioning to Independence (language only)

Item 306 #21h

Item 306 #21h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 289, after line 18, insert:
"RR.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall amend the State Plan for Medical Assistance to provide Medicaid coverage of youth ages 18, 19 and 20, who turn age 18 while in foster care, whose earnings are at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level, and who continue to receive Independent Living services through the Department of Social Services."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)