On January 22, 2013, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) released a proposed regulation that would implement key ACA provisions relating to Medicaid and the Health Benefit Exchanges. Essentially, this proposed rule expands the eligibility provisions of ACA relating to Medicaid by, among other things, broadening the definitions of which FNs are “lawfully present” in the United States. Under the HHS proposal, Medicaid eligibility would include the following: lawfully residing non-citizen children and pregnant women, victims of trafficking, noncitizens with a government-issued document reflecting a valid non-immigrant status (thus removing the requirement for a Medicaid agency to check for status violations), and individuals who have been granted an administrative stay of removal.1
Register now for your free, tailored, daily legal newsfeed service.
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.orgRegister
HHS issues proposed regulation implementing ACA
This document has been provided for informational purposes only and is not intended and should not be construed to constitute legal advice. Please consult your attorneys in connection with any fact-specific situation under federal law and the applicable state or local laws that may impose additional obligations on you and your company. © 2019 Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Popular articles from this firm
If you would like to learn how Lexology can drive your content marketing strategy forward, please email email@example.com.
Related topic hubs
Head of Legal, Asia Pacific
"SCCA Newsstand is a great legal resource. I particularly like the user-friendly format, which I find highly efficient!"