42 CFR 457.355 - Presumptive eligibility.
(a) General rule. Consistent with subpart D of this part, the State may pay costs of coverage under a separate child health program, during a period of presumptive eligibility for children applying for coverage under the separate child health program, pending the screening process and a final determination of eligibility (including applicants found through screening to be potentially eligible for Medicaid)
(b) Expenditures for coverage during a period of presumptive eligibility. Expenditures for coverage during a period of presumptive eligibility implemented in accordance with § 435.1102 of this chapter may be considered as expenditures for child health assistance under the plan.