An Act To Implement the State's Recently Approved Request for a Section 1115 Demonstration for MaineCare
CONCEPT DRAFT SUMMARY
This bill is a concept draft pursuant to Joint Rule 208.
This bill proposes to implement the State's request for approval of a so-called Section 1115 demonstration for MaineCare that was recently granted by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Under the bill, an individual who receives MaineCare benefits will be required to:
1. Work 20 hours a week;
2. Pay monthly premiums of up to $40; and
3. Contribute $10 if the individual goes to an emergency department for a nonemergency issue.