Qualified entity

Qualified entity means an entity that is determined by the State to be capable of making determinations of presumptive eligibility for children, and that -
(1) Furnishes health care items and services covered under the approved plan and is eligible to receive payments under the approved plan;
(2) Is authorized to determine eligibility of a child to participate in a Head Start program under the Head Start Act;
(3) Is authorized to determine eligibility of a child to receive child care services for which financial assistance is provided under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990;
(4) Is authorized to determine eligibility of an infant or child to receive assistance under the special nutrition program for women, infants, and children (WIC) under section 17 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966;
(5) Is authorized to determine eligibility of a child for medical assistance under the Medicaid State plan, or eligibility of a child for child health assistance under the Children's Health Insurance Program;
(6) Is an elementary or secondary school, as defined in section 14101 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 8801);
(7) Is an elementary or secondary school operated or supported by the Bureau of Indian Affairs;
(8) Is a State or Tribal child support enforcement agency;
(9) Is an organization that -
(i) Provides emergency food and shelter under a grant under the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act;
(ii) Is a State or Tribal office or entity involved in enrollment in the program under this title, Part A of title IV, or title XXI; or
(iii) Determines eligibility for any assistance or benefits provided under any program of public or assisted housing that receives Federal funds, including the program under section 8 or any other section of the United States Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437) or under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act of 1996 (25 U.S.C. 4101 et seq.); and
(10) Any other entity the State so deems, as approved by the Secretary.

Source

42 CFR § 457.301


Scoping language

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