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HB 1116 - Increases Identification Requirements for Medicaid - Mississippi Key Vote

Robert Foster voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (76-40) - (Key vote)
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Title: Increases Identification Requirements for Medicaid

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases identification requirements for Medicaid, effective July 1, 2016.

  • Requires Medicaid applicants to complete an identity authentication process that includes answering a series of questions regarding the applicant’s financial situation and medical history (Secs. 4 & 5).
  • Specifies that this information may be completed over the phone, online or in person (Sec. 5).

  • Requires the Division of Medicaid to refer suspected cases of identity fraud to the Attorney General for criminal prosecution (Sec. 6).

  • Prohibits exempting households from the federal resource limits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (Sec. 11).

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Increases Identification Requirements for Medicaid



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