5163.101 Implementation of the presumptive eligibility for children option.

(A) As used in this section:

(1) "Children's hospital" has the same meaning as in section 2151.86 of the Revised Code.

(2) "Federally qualified health center" has the same meaning as in section 1905(l)(2)(B) of the "Social Security Act," 42 U.S.C. 1396d(l)(2)(B).

(3) "Federally qualified health center look-alike" has the same meaning as in section 3701.047 of the Revised Code.

(4) "Presumptive eligibility for children option" means the option available under section 1920A of the "Social Security Act," 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.

(5) "Qualified entity" has the same meaning as in section 1 920A(b)(3) of the "Social Security Act," 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.

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

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.