§ 457.1100 Basis, scope and applicability.
Statutory basis. This subpart interprets and implements -
(1) Section 2101(a) of the Act, which states that the purpose of title XXI of the Act is to provide funds to States to enable them to initiate and expand the provision of child health assistance to uninsured, low-income children in an effective and efficient manner;
(2) Section 2102(a)(7)(B) of the Act, which requires that the State plan include a description of the methods used to assure access to covered services, including emergency services;
(3) Section 2102(b)(2) of the Act, which requires that the State plan include a description of methods of establishing and continuing eligibility and enrollment; and
(4) Section 2103 of the Act, which outlines coverage requirements for a State that provides child health assistance through a separate child health program.
Scope. This subpart sets forth minimum standards for privacy protection and for procedures for review of matters relating to eligibility, enrollment, and health services.
Applicability. This subpart only applies to a separate child health program.