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HB 535: Medicaid Eligibility


Medicaid Eligibility; Provides conditions for DCF to evaluate applicant's life insurance policy when determining eligibility for Medicaid services; authorizes AHCA to use federal or state funds under Medicaid program to pay life insurance premiums of an applicant or recipient; provides restrictions on sale, assignation, or transfer of ownership of life insurance policy for which state is named as beneficiary or which is collaterally assigned to state; provides conditions for owner of life insurance policy to enter into viatical settlement contract with health care services provider for coverage of Medicaid long-term care services; requires that all marketing materials, actuarial memoranda, & pricing methodologies used by viatical settlement provider be filed with & approved by OIR.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/24/2013 House • Filed
2/6/2013 House • Referred to Health Innovation Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 61
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 60
5/3/2013 House • Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee