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HF 273

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 03/07/2019 04:41pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/22/2019

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health care; modifying the definition of affordability for families with
access to employer-subsidized insurance for purposes of MinnesotaCare eligibility;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256L.07, subdivision 2.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256L.07, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Must not have access to employer-subsidized minimum essential
coverage.

(a) To be eligible, a family or individual must not have access to subsidized health
coverage that is affordable and provides minimum value as defined in Code of Federal
Regulations, title 26, section 1.36B-2.

new text begin (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), an individual who has access to subsidized health
coverage through a spouse's employer that is deemed minimum essential coverage under
Code of Federal Regulations, title 26, section 1.36B-2, is eligible for MinnesotaCare if the
portion of the annual premium the employee pays for employee and dependent coverage
exceeds the required contribution percentage as described in Code of Federal Regulations,
title 26, section 1.36B-2.
new text end

deleted text begin (b)deleted text endnew text begin (c)new text end This subdivision does not apply to a family or individual who no longer has
employer-subsidized coverage due to the employer terminating health care coverage as an
employee benefit.