Medicaid Affordable Care Coverage Groups Overview and Eligibility Pathways (210-RICR-30-00-1)

210-RICR-30-00-1 ACTIVE RULE

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1.2Scope and Purpose

1.3Legal Authority


1.5Eligibility Pathways for MACC and Non-MAGI Groups

1.6MACC Group General Eligibility Requirements

1.7MACC and Non-MAGI Special Eligibility Categories

1.8Cooperation Requirements



Title 210 Executive Office of Health and Human Services
Chapter 30 Medicaid for Children, Families, and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Adults
Subchapter 00 Affordable Coverage Groups
Part 1 Medicaid Affordable Care Coverage Groups Overview and Eligibility Pathways (210-RICR-30-00-1)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 12/11/2023

Regulation Authority:

Chapters 40-6 and 40-8 of the Rhode Island General Laws
as amended; Title XIX of the Social Security Act
.R.6 - 115th Congress (2017-2018): SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
115th Cong. (2018)

Purpose and Reason:

Effective 1/1/23, the SUPPORT Act directed states to provide Medicaid eligibility for individuals turning 18 after January 1, 2023 who qualify under the former foster care children (FFCC) eligibility group if they were enrolled in Medicaid at the time they aged out of the foster care system in any state. Previously, this only applied to individuals who aged out of the Rhode Island foster care system.

 This regulation is being amended to reflect this change in policy