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General Assembly

 

Substitute Bill No. 883

January Session, 2013

 

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AN ACT CONCERNING A COMMUNITY SPOUSE'S ALLOWABLE ASSETS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (NEW) (Effective from passage) (a) For purposes of this section:

(1) "Institutionalized spouse" has the same meaning as provided in 42 USC 1396r-5(h)(1).

(2) "Community spouse" has the same meaning as provided in 42 USC 1396r-5(h)(2).

(b) The Commissioner of Social Services shall amend the Medicaid state plan to require that the community spouse of an institutionalized spouse receive the maximum community spouse protected amount pursuant to 42 USC 1396r-5(f)(2).

(c) The commissioner shall adopt regulations, in accordance with the provisions of chapter 54 of the general statutes, to implement the provisions of this section.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

from passage

New section

AGE

Joint Favorable Subst. -LCO

 

APP

Joint Favorable