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SB24-176

Update Medicaid Member Terminology

Concerning updating the terminology that refers to an individual who is enrolled in the state medical assistance program.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Statutory Revision Committee. Current law refers to a "member", "client", "consumer", and "recipient" interchangeably when referring to an individual who is enrolled in the state medical assistance program (medicaid). The bill updates the terminology to refer only to medicaid "members".
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
Became Law

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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