(A) The director of job and family services may submit a waiver request to the United States secretary of health and human services to provide health assistance to any individual who meets all of the following requirements:
(1) Is the parent of a child under nineteen years of age who resides with the parent and is eligible for health assistance under the children's health insurance program part I or II or the medicaid program established under Chapter 5111. of the Revised Code;
(2) Is uninsured;
(3) Has a family income that does not exceed one hundred per cent of the federal poverty guidelines.
(B) A waiver request the director submits under division (A) of this section may seek federal funds allotted to the state under Title XXI of the "Social Security Act," 111 Stat. 558 (1997), 42 U.S.C.A. 1397dd, as amended, that are not otherwise used to fund the children's health insurance program parts I and II.
(C) If a waiver request the director submits under division (A) of this section is granted, the director may adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code as necessary for the efficient administration of the program authorization by the waiver.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 09-05-2001