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HF 1641

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/25/2019 02:53pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health care; permitting an individual eligible for MinnesotaCare to elect
to purchase a qualified health plan; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section
256L.04, subdivision 1c.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256L.04, subdivision 1c, is amended to read:


Subd. 1c.

General requirements.

new text begin(a) new text endTo be eligible for MinnesotaCare, a person must
meet the eligibility requirements of this section. A person eligible for MinnesotaCare deleted text beginshall
not
deleted text endnew text begin maynew text end be considered a qualified individual under section 1312 of the Affordable Care
Act, and is deleted text beginnotdeleted text end eligible for enrollment in a qualified health plan offered through MNsure
under chapter 62Vnew text begin if the person elects to enroll in a qualified health plan through MNsure
in accordance with paragraph (b)
new text end.

new text begin (b) Upon the determination of eligibility, a person may elect to enroll in a qualified
health plan and receive a premium tax credit under Code of Federal Regulations, title 26,
section 1.36B-2. If a person chooses to enroll in a qualified health plan instead of
MinnesotaCare, the person is no longer eligible for MinnesotaCare for a period of 12 months.
Covered services, cost-sharing, disenrollment for nonpayment of premiums, enrollee appeal
rights and complaint procedures, and the effective date of coverage for a person who elects
to enroll in a qualified health plan must be covered under the terms of the health plan
purchased by the person and not this chapter. To reenroll in MinnesotaCare after electing
to purchase a qualified health plan, a person's eligibility must be redetermined and must
take into account any changes in circumstances that impact eligibility and premium amount.
new text end

new text begin (c) The commissioner shall seek any necessary federal waivers for the implementation
of paragraph (b).
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2020, or upon federal approval,
whichever is later. The commissioner of human services shall notify the revisor of statutes
when federal approval is obtained.
new text end