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HF 9 - Expands Medicaid Eligibility - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

Deb Kiel voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (45-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands eligibility for the state Medical Assistance Program by adjusting income limits in the program, effective January 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Expands eligibility for the Medical Assistance Program to children ages 19 to 20, effective January 1, 2014 (Sec. 2).
  • Expands the Modified Adjusted Gross Income measurement, used to calculate Social Security and Medicare eligibility, to be used to calculate Medical Assistance Program eligibility for the following groups (Sec. 3): 
    • Pregnant women;
    • Infants; 
    • Adults without children; 
    • Children ages 19 to 20; and 
    • Children less than 19 years of age, their parents, and relative caretakers.
  • Increases the income eligibility for the Medical Assistance Program an individual from 75 percent to 133 percent of the federal poverty guidelines (Sec. 5).
  • Requires the commissioner of management and budget to transfer funds from the Health Care Access Fund to the General Fund between 2014-2017 (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (71-56) - (Key vote)

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands eligibility for the state Medical Assistance Program by adjusting income limits in the program, effective January 1, 2014.

Highlights:
  • Expands eligibility for the Medical Assistance Program to children ages 19 to 20, effective January 1, 2014 (Sec. 2).
  • Expands the Modified Adjusted Gross Income measurement, used to calculate Social Security and Medicare eligibility, to be used to calculate Medical Assistance Program eligibility for the following groups (Sec. 3): 
    • Pregnant women;
    • Infants; 
    • Adults without children; 
    • Children ages 19 to 20; and 
    • Children less than 19 years of age, their parents, and relative caretakers.
  • Increases the income eligibility for the Medical Assistance Program an individual from 75 percent to 133 percent of the federal poverty guidelines (Sec. 5).
  • Requires the commissioner of management and budget to transfer funds from the Health Care Access Fund to the General Fund between 2014-2017 (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Expands Medicaid Eligibility

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