SB 131
Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning on January 1, 2014
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Last Action:
4/18/2013 - Hearing Conducted S Veterans' Affairs and Health Committee
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Effective Date:
January 1, 2014

Current Bill Summary

SB 131 - Beginning January 1, 2014, this act extends benefits under the MO HealthNet program to persons aged 19 or older, but younger than 65, who are not otherwise eligible for MO HealthNet services, who qualify for MO HealthNet services under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010,

and who have income at or below 133 percent of the federal poverty level plus 5 percent of the applicable family size.

The Medicaid Expansion program shall sunset one year from the effective date of the act, unless reauthorized by the General Assembly. If reuthorized, the program shall sunset one year from the reauthorization, unless the General Assembly reauthorizes it a second time. If reauthorized a second time, the program shall sunset one year from such reauthorization.