AN ACT TO PROTECT ACCESS TO MEDICAID WAIVERS BY DEPENDENTS OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES. Enacted June 30, 2016. Section 1 is effective January 1, 2017. The remainder is effective June 30, 2016.
Summary date: Jul 7 2016 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 24 2016 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Makes technical corrections.
Amends the effective date of Section 1 of the act to become effective January 1, 2017 (was, January 1, 2016).
Summary date: Apr 23 2015 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:
Makes clarifying changes to Section 1 of the bill, providing that a dependent must meet specified eligibility criteria.
Makes Section 1 effective January 1, 2016.
Summary date: Apr 17 2015 - View summary
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to ensure that eligibility criteria for Medicaid home and community-based waivers allow a dependent of a Armed Forces member to maintain the dependent's waiver status when the member is transferred to an assignment outside of North Carolina if the member is retaining North Carolina as the legal residence to return to after military service. Sets out other provisions concerning placement and reinstatement of waiver slots.
Requires DHHS to submit any Medicaid State Plan amendments or waiver amendments necessary to accomplish the above.