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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

DIGEST

Inmates and Medicaid applications. Makes: (1) the department of correction, for an inmate; and (2) the sheriff, for a person who is subject to lawful detention; the authorized representative for applying for Medicaid for an inmate or lawfully detained person who is potentially eligible for Medicaid and who incurs medical care expenses that are not otherwise reimbursable. Inmates and Medicaid applications. Makes: (1) the department of correction, for an inmate; and (2) the sheriff, for a person who is subject to lawful detention; the authorized representative for applying for Medicaid for an inmate or lawfully detained person who is potentially eligible for Medicaid and who incurs medical care expenses that are not otherwise reimbursable.