98RS HB118


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HB 118/FN (BR 428) - J. Wayne, L. Clark, B. Heleringer, M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to Medicaid coverage for autism and pervasive developmental disorder.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to define "autism," "eligible child," and "pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified"; provide that, within 90 days of the effective date of the Act, the Cabinet for Human Resources shall request a federal waiver to provide Medicaid coverage for eligible children with autism, and pervasive developmental disorder, regardless of income or assets of the family, in accordance with 42 U.S.C. section 1396a(e)(3).

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 23-reassigned to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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