RIte Share Premium Assistance Program (210-RICR-30-05-3)


210-RICR-30-05-3 ACTIVE RULE EMERGENCY RULE

Title 210 Executive Office of Health and Human Services
Chapter 30 Medicaid for Children, Families, and Affordable Care Act (ACA) Adults
Subchapter 05 Service Delivery Options
Part 3 RIte Share Premium Assistance Program (210-RICR-30-05-3)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 03/24/2020 to 11/19/2020

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws § 40-8.4-12; Section 1906 of Title XIX of the Social Security Act

Purpose and Reason :

The enacted SFY 2019 budget amended RIGL Chapter RIGL 40-8.4-12 to expand the population that is included in the RIte Share program to include childless adults between the ages of nineteen (19) and sixty-four (64) who are not receiving or eligible to receive Medicare but are Medicaid eligible. The amended language incorporates the following changes:

·         Addition of childless adults between the ages of nineteen (19) and sixty-four (64) who are not receiving or eligible to receive Medicare

·         Clarification of Buy-in Requirements

·         Technical corrections to definitions and program requirements

These rules were amended to bring them into conformity with current state and federal statutes /regulations and current standards of practice.

Editorial Notes :

The agency requested an extension to the effective dates allowed by R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-35-2.10 for this emergency adoption which was promulgated on March 24, 2020. The extension was granted in accordance with Executive Order 20-72 which permits extensions for sixty (60) days. As a result of this additional extension, the effective dates have been revised and the regulation will now become ineffective on November 19, 2020.

Brief statement of Reason for Finding Imminent Peril :

covid