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A person, regardless of age, who is detained by law in the custody of a correctional or detention facility as a person accused or convicted of a crime is not eligible for medical assistance. A resident of a correctional facility who is furloughed by the corrections system to a medical facility for treatment or to a residential habilitation program or halfway house without a formal release on probation, parole, bail, his or her own recognizance, or completion of sentence or a finding of not guilty is not eligible for medical assistance.

A person admitted as an inpatient to a hospital on a hold order issued on a civil basis is not considered detained by law.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 256B.04


11 SR 1069

Published Electronically:

August 12, 2008

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