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House File 2368

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 249A.3, subsection 2, paragraph a, Code
  1  2 Supplement 2001, is amended to read as follows:
  1  3    a.  As allowed under 42 U.S.C. } 1396a(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XIII),
  1  4 individuals with disabilities, who are less than sixty-five
  1  5 years of age, who are members of families whose income is less
  1  6 than two hundred fifty percent of the most recently revised
  1  7 official poverty line published by the federal office of
  1  8 management and budget for the family, who have earned income
  1  9 and who are eligible for medical assistance or additional
  1 10 medical assistance under this section if earnings are
  1 11 disregarded.  As allowed by 42 U.S.C. } 1396a(r)(2), unearned
  1 12 income shall also be disregarded in determining whether an
  1 13 individual is eligible for assistance under this paragraph.
  1 14 For the purposes of determining the amount of an individual's
  1 15 resources under this paragraph and as allowed by 42 U.S.C. }
  1 16 1396a(r)(2), a maximum of ten thirty thousand dollars of
  1 17 available resources shall be disregarded and any additional
  1 18 resources held in a retirement account, in a medical savings
  1 19 account, in an assistive technology account, or in any other
  1 20 account approved under rules adopted by the department shall
  1 21 also be disregarded.  Individuals eligible for assistance
  1 22 under this paragraph, whose individual income exceeds one
  1 23 hundred fifty percent of the official poverty line published
  1 24 by the federal office of management and budget for an
  1 25 individual, shall pay a premium.  The amount of the premium
  1 26 shall be based on a sliding fee schedule adopted by rule of
  1 27 the department and shall be based on a percentage of the
  1 28 individual's income.  The maximum premium payable by an
  1 29 individual whose income exceeds one hundred fifty percent of
  1 30 the official poverty line shall be commensurate with premiums
  1 31 charged for private group health insurance in this state.
  1 32 This paragraph shall be implemented no later than March 1,
  1 33 2000.  
  1 34                           EXPLANATION
  1 35    This bill increases the resource disregard under the
  2  1 medical assistance program for employed persons with
  2  2 disabilities from $10,000 to $30,000.  The bill also adds to
  2  3 retirement accounts and medical savings accounts, assistive
  2  4 technology accounts, as additional resources that may be
  2  5 disregarded under the program.  
  2  6 LSB 5721YH 79
  2  7 pf/sh/8

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