An Act To Ensure That Incarcerated Individuals Are Eligible for Medicaid during Incarceration and Receive Food Supplement Program Benefits upon Release
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §3104, sub-§17 is enacted to read:
Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §3174-CC, as enacted by PL 2001, c. 659, Pt. B, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
§ 3174-CC. Medicaid eligibility during incarceration
The provisions of this section apply even if Medicaid coverage is limited during the period of incarceration. Nothing in this section requires or permits the department to maintain an incarcerated person's Medicaid eligibility if the person no longer meets eligibility requirements.
Sec. 3. Appropriations and allocations. The following appropriations and allocations are made.
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF
Office for Family Independence Z020
Initiative: Provides one-time appropriation and allocation for required technology changes to add a presumptive eligibility group when eligibility is determined by a provider other than a hospital.
|GENERAL FUND TOTAL||$29,509||$0|
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS||2019-20||2020-21|
|OTHER SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS TOTAL||$30,478||$0|