(A) The director of job and family services shall submit to the United States secretary of health and human services an amendment to the state medicaid plan to implement 42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XVII) to make an individual who meets all of the following requirements eligible for medicaid:
(1) The individual is under twenty-one years of age;
(2) The individual was in foster care under the responsibility of the state on the individual's eighteenth birthday;
(3) Foster care maintenance payments or independent living services were furnished under a program funded under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act of 1935 on the individual's behalf before the individual attained eighteen years of age;
(4) The individual meets all other applicable eligibility requirements established in rules adopted under section 5111.011 of the Revised Code.
(B) If approved by the United States secretary of health and human services, the director of job and family services shall implement the medicaid plan amendment submitted under this section beginning January 1, 2008.
Effective Date: 11-01-2002; 2007 HB119 09-29-2007