2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Floor Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall, Robert
Medicaid Implementation of ACA Eligibility Changes (language only)

Item 301 #19h

Item 301 #19h

Health and Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 263, line 48, after "changes.", insert:
", provided that the department may not expand Medicaid to  implement coverage for newly eligible individuals pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1396d(y)(l)[2010] of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act."

(This amendment adds language to the introduced bill to ensure that regulatory changes resulting from amendments to the State Plan for Medical Assistance related to the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) eligibility determination requirements including the Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) methodology, case management standards and practices, and the process for administrative appeals of MAGI-related eligibility determinations may not take place if such changes include Medicaid expansion under the PPACA.)