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Adoptive Parents Payments To Outside Providers

Concerning allowing adoptive parents who are parties to adoption assistance agreements to pay for medical services that would otherwise be reimbursable under the agreement.
2020 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Health Care & Health Insurance
Human Services
Bill Summary

The bill permits adoptive parents who are parties to an adoption assistance agreement (agreement) to pay for services or items from a provider that is not enrolled in the medical assistance program. These services or items would otherwise be reimbursable under the medical assistance program pursuant to the terms of the agreement. The adoptive parents must determine that the special needs of the child or youth require items or services from the provider and must enter into a documented agreement with the provider in which the adoptive parents agree to bear the cost of the item or service.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. M. Foote
Rep. J. Singer



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