Comments: IN HB1589 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Eligibility for Medicaid and SNAP. Establishes eligibility and verification requirements that are in addition to any other requirements for the Medicaid program and the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Provides that before providing assistance to an individual, who is not presumptively eligible, under the Medicaid program or SNAP, the office of the secretary shall verify eligibility information of the individual. Provides that on at least a quarterly basis, the office of the secretary shall receive and review information concerning individuals enrolled in the Medicaid program and SNAP that indicates a change in circumstances that may affect eligibility. Provides that the division of family resources shall assign certain SNAP participants to workforce programs. Provides that the division shall require an individual to cooperate with the child support enforcement program as a condition of SNAP eligibility.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-22 - First reading: referred to Committee on Ways and Means [HB1589 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

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