Human Services

CHAPTER 40-8.7
Health Care Assistance for Working People With Disabilities

SECTION 40-8.7-3

§ 40-8.7-3. Purpose.

The purpose of the Medicaid buy-in program is to:

(1) Enable individuals with disabilities to enter and reenter the work force as soon as possible;

(2) Provide health care and employment support services to individuals with disabilities that will enable those individuals to reduce their dependency on cash benefit programs; and

(3) Allow individuals with disabilities the option to purchase Medicaid coverage that is necessary to enable such individuals to obtain and/or maintain employment.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2004, ch. 343, § 1; P.L. 2004, ch. 354, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 241, § 1; P.L. 2011, ch. 253, § 1.)