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Medicaid Managed Care Assignment For Child Welfare

Concerning the assignment of certain children and youth to managed care service areas under the medical assistance act.
2020 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Human Services
Bill Summary

For a child or youth who obtains services under the state's medicaid program through the initiation of a dependency and neglect action or juvenile delinquency action resulting in out-of-home placement, the act requires the department of health care policy and financing (department) to assign the child or youth to the managed care entity (MCE) in the county in which the action was initiated. The department shall only change the MCE designation if requested by the county with jurisdiction over the action or the child's or youth's legal guardian.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details