Bill Text: TX HB241 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-11-12 - Filed [HB241 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB241-Introduced.html
  86R1735 KKR-D
 
  By: Farrar H.B. No. 241
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a
  pregnancy.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 32.024, Human Resources Code, is amended
  by adding Subsection (l-1) to read as follows:
         (l-1)  The commission shall continue to provide medical
  assistance to a woman who is eligible for medical assistance for
  pregnant women for a period of not less than 12 months following the
  date the woman delivers or experiences an involuntary miscarriage.
         SECTION 2.  If before implementing any provision of this Act
  a state agency determines that a waiver or authorization from a
  federal agency is necessary for implementation of that provision,
  the agency affected by the provision shall request the waiver or
  authorization and may delay implementing that provision until the
  waiver or authorization is granted.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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