5163.101 [Renumbered from 5111.0125] Implementation of the presumptive eligibility for children option.

(A) As used in this section:

"Presumptive eligibility for children option" means the option available under the "Social Security Act," section 1920A, 42 U.S.C. 1396r-1a, to make medical assistance with respect to health care items and services available to children under the medicaid program during presumptive eligibility periods.

"Qualified entity" has the same meaning as in the "Social Security Act," section 1920A(b)(3), 42 U.S.C. 1396r-1a(b)(3).

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

History. Renumbered from § 5111.0125 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.