§ 40-8.4-13. Utilization of available employer-based health insurance.
To the extent permitted under Titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396 et seq. and 42 U.S.C. § 1397aa et seq., or by waiver from the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the department of human services shall adopt regulations to restrict eligibility for RIte Care under this chapter and/or chapter 12.3 of title 42, or the RIte Share program under § 40-8.4-12, for certain periods of time for certain individuals or families who have access to, or have refused or terminated employer-based health insurance and for certain periods of time for certain individuals but not including children whose employer has terminated their employer-based health insurance. The department is authorized and directed to amend the medical assistance Title XIX and XXI state plans, and/or to seek and obtain appropriate federal approvals or waivers to implement this section.
(P.L. 2000, ch. 200, § 2; P.L. 2000, ch. 229, § 2.)