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House Bill 1195

House Bill 1195

ARCHIVE (2009)

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DIGEST OF HB1195 (Updated February 24, 2009 6:30 pm - DI 84)

Requirements for certain FSSA contractors. Requires that certain contractors for the division of family resources, the office of Medicaid policy and planning, and the secretary of family and social services that process eligibility intake information for the federal supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP), the temporary assistance to needy families (TANF) program, and the Medicaid program review certain intake statistics and provide that information to the select joint commission on Medicaid oversight. Requires an employee of a county office of the division of family resources to directly assist any individual who enters the county office and requests assistance in completing an application for a program serviced by the county office, including SNAP, TANF, and Medicaid. Requires the office of Medicaid policy and planning to require a contractor that assists in the administration of eligibility determinations to do the following: (1) Implement a document tracking and verification system. (2) Provide a health care facility with a telephone number and specified assistance. Eliminates authority of the division of family resources to replace county offices with regional offices. Replaces references to "local office" and "local director" with "county office" and "county director". Repeals definitions of "local office" and "local director".
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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