5163.10 Implementation of the presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option.

(A) As used in this section:

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

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

(B) The medicaid director shall implement the presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option. Any entity that is eligible to be a qualified provider and requests to serve as a qualified provider may serve as a qualified provider for purposes of the presumptive eligibility for pregnant women option if the department of medicaid determines the entity is capable of making determinations of presumptive eligibility for pregnant women.

Cite as R.C. § 5163.10

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 332, §1, eff. 4/6/2017.

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.