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Bill Detail: SB20-033

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Title Allow Medicaid Buy-in Program After Age 65
Status Governor Signed (07/06/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Health Care & Health Insurance
House Sponsors S. Lontine (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
J. Tate (R)
House Committee Public Health Care and Human Services
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 01/08/2020

The bill authorizes working adults with disabilities who are over
65 years of age to continue participating in the existing medicaid buy-in
program as a state-funded program, without federal matching money, if,
in part, the working adult:
  • Is enrolled in or has applied for medicare;

  • Is eligible for and receiving long-term care home- and
community-based services or durable medical equipment as
part of complex rehabilitative services or has extraordinary
medical expenses, as determined by rule of the state board,
that are not covered by medicare;
  • Except as specified in the bill, was continuously enrolled in
and receiving services through the medicaid buy-in
program for at least one year immediately prior to attaining
65 years of age; and
  • Continues to meet the work requirements for the medicaid
buy-in program.

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