as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/07/2019 02:49pm
A bill for an act
relating to human services; increasing the medical assistance excess income
standard for persons who are elderly, blind, or have disabilities; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.056, subdivision 5c.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 256B.056, subdivision 5c, is amended to read:
(a) The excess income standard for parents and
caretaker relatives, pregnant women, infants, and children ages two through 20 is the standard
specified in subdivision 4, paragraph (b).
(b) The excess income standard for a person whose eligibility is based on blindness,
disability, or age of 65 or more years deleted text beginshall equal 81 percent of the federal poverty guidelinesdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end.
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