Florida Senate - 2019 SB 126 By Senator Thurston 33-00469-19 2019126__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to eligibility for medical assistance 3 and related services; amending s. 409.904, F.S.; 4 extending Medicaid eligibility to specified adults; 5 providing an effective date. 6 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 8 9 Section 1. Subsection (12) is added to section 409.904, 10 Florida Statutes, to read: 11 409.904 Optional payments for eligible persons.—The agency 12 may make payments for medical assistance and related services on 13 behalf of the following persons who are determined to be 14 eligible subject to the income, assets, and categorical 15 eligibility tests set forth in federal and state law. Payment on 16 behalf of these Medicaid eligible persons is subject to the 17 availability of moneys and any limitations established by the 18 General Appropriations Act or chapter 216. 19 (12) An adult described in 42 U.S.C. s. 20 1396a(a)(10)(A)(i)(VIII) of the Social Security Act. 21 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2019.