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SB 1092 - Requires Waivers for Certain Health Insurance - Arizona Key Vote

Kelli Ward voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Waivers for Certain Health Insurance

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (34-23) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Waivers for Certain Health Insurance

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires waivers for certain health insurance.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Arizona Medicaid Program to establish an employment requirement for otherwise eligible individuals to apply for coverage (Sec. 1).
  • Requires an individual that is physically and mentally capable of working and is at least 19 years of age to meet at least 1 of the following conditions on a monthly basis to receive benefits (Sec. 1):
    • The individual is actively employed;
    • The individual is actively seeking employment;
    • The individual actively attends a school and/or job training program at least 20 hours per week; or
    • The individual reports any change in family income.
  • Exempts an individual from employment requirements if any of the following criteria are met (Sec. 1):
    • The individual is the sole caregiver of a family member less than 6 years old;
    • The individual is receiving temporary or permanent long-term disability benefits;
    • The individual is at least 19 years of age and is attending high school as a full-time student; or
    • The individual has been determined to be physically or mentally unfit for employment by a health care professional.
  • Specifies that an individual is limited to receiving benefits for a maximum of 5 years, unless the following conditions are met (Sec. 1).
    • The individual is pregnant;
    • The individual is the sole caregiver of a family member less than 6 years old;
    • The individual is receiving temporary or permanent long-term disability benefits;
    • The individual is at least 19 years of age and is attending high school as a full-time student; or
    • The individual is enrolled before reaching 19 years of age.
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NOTE: THIS VOTE RECONSIDERS A PREVIOUS VOTE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-12) - (Key vote)
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Title: Requires Waivers for Certain Health Insurance

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires waivers for certain health insurance.

Highlights:
  • Requires the Arizona Medicaid Program to establish an employment requirement for otherwise eligible individuals to apply for coverage (Sec. 1).
  • Requires an individual that is physically and mentally capable of working and is at least 19 years of age to meet at least 1 of the following conditions on a monthly basis to receive benefits (Sec. 1):
    • The individual is actively employed;
    • The individual is actively seeking employment;
    • The individual actively attends a school and/or job training program at least 20 hours per week; or
    • The individual reports any change in family income.
  • Exempts an individual from employment requirements if any of the following criteria are met (Sec. 1):
    • The individual is the sole caregiver of a family member less than 6 years old;
    • The individual is receiving temporary or permanent long-term disability benefits;
    • The individual is at least 19 years of age and is attending high school as a full-time student; or
    • The individual has been determined to be physically or mentally unfit for employment by a health care professional.
  • Specifies that an individual is limited to receiving benefits for a maximum of 5 years, unless the following conditions are met (Sec. 1).
    • The individual is pregnant;
    • The individual is the sole caregiver of a family member less than 6 years old;
    • The individual is receiving temporary or permanent long-term disability benefits;
    • The individual is at least 19 years of age and is attending high school as a full-time student; or
    • The individual is enrolled before reaching 19 years of age.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Waivers for Certain Health Insurance

Sponsors

  • Nancy K. Barto (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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