2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McClellan
Co-Patron(s): Peace
Medicaid Eligibility for Virginia Youth Who Age Out of Foster Care in Another State

Item 301 #6h

Item 301 #6h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2015 $91,000 FY2016 $91,000 GF
FY2015 $91,000 FY2016 $91,000 NGF

Page 245, line 42, strike "$8,495,724,272" and insert "$8,495,906,272".
Page 245, line 42, strike "$8,761,183,102" and insert "$8,761,365,102".
Page 264, after line 26, insert:
"FFFF.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall have the authority to implement Section 1902(a)(10)(A)(i)(IX) of the federal Social Security Act to provide Medicaid benefits up until the age of 26 to individuals who are or were in foster care at least until the age of 18 in any state."

(This amendment provides funding allowing children who aged out of foster care in any state to be eligible for Medicaid until the age of 26.)