Section 5160.471 | Review to determine eligibility for federal military-related health care benefits.
(A) As used in this section:
"Federal military-related health care benefits" means any of the health care benefits provided by the United States department of defense or the United States department of veterans affairs to current or former service members and their eligible dependents, including the benefits provided through the programs known as tricare and champva.
(B) (1) The department of medicaid shall review information in the public assistance reporting information system to determine whether an individual who is a medical assistance recipient may be eligible for federal military-related health care benefits. If the department determines that the individual may be eligible for federal military-related health care benefits, it shall notify the individual of the potential eligibility and encourage the individual to contact the veterans service commission in the county in which the individual resides for assistance in applying for the benefits. The department shall provide the appropriate contact information to the individual.
Available Versions of this Section
- March 23, 2016 – Enacted by Senate Bill 10, 131st General Assembly [ View March 23, 2016 Version ]