5163.10 [Renumbered from 5111.0124] Implementation of the presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option.

(A) As used in this section:

"Presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option" means the option available under the "Social Security Act," section 1920, 42 U.S.C. 1396r-1, to make ambulatory prenatal care available to pregnant women under the medicaid program during presumptive eligibility periods.

"Qualified provider" has the same meaning as in the "Social Security Act," section 1920(b)(2), 42 U.S.C. 1396r-1(b)(2).

(B) The medicaid director shall implement the presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option. Children's hospitals, federally qualified health centers, and federally qualified health center look-alikes, if they are eligible to be qualified providers and request to serve as qualified providers, may serve as qualified providers for purposes of the presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option. The director may authorize other types of providers that are eligible to be qualified providers and request to serve as qualified providers to serve as qualified providers for purposes of the presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option.

Renumbered from § 5111.0124 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28, HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.