TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-12.3
Health Care for Children and Pregnant Women

SECTION 42-12.3-15


§ 42-12.3-15 Expansion of RIte track program.

The Department of Human Services is hereby authorized and directed to submit to the United States Department of Health and Human Services an amendment to the "RIte Care" waiver project number 11-W-0004/1-01 to provide for expanded Medicaid coverage for children until they reach eight (8) years of age, whose family income levels are to two hundred fifty percent (250%) of the federal poverty level. Expansion of the RIte track program from the age of six (6) until they reach eighteen (18) years of age in accordance with this chapter shall be subject to the approval of the amended waiver by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Health-care coverage under this section shall also be provided to a non-citizen child lawfully residing in the United States, and who is otherwise eligible for such assistance under title XIX [42 U.S.C. § 1396 et seq.] or title XXI [42 U.S.C. § 1397 et seq.]

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 22, § 2; P.L. 1996, ch. 129, § 15; P.L. 1996, ch. 131, § 15; P.L. 1996, ch. 132, § 15; P.L. 1996, ch. 133, § 15; P.L. 1997, ch. 30, art. 34, § 6; P.L. 2006, ch. 246, art. 40, § 2; P.L. 2007, ch. 340, § 15; P.L. 2008, ch. 9, art. 10, § 2; P.L. 2009, ch. 68, art. 23, § 5.)