7 AAC 53.240 - Medical expenses of an adoptive or a guardianship child

Current through September 28, 2021

(a) A Title IV-E adoption or guardianship subsidy includes automatic Medicaid coverage for the child.
(b) A state adoption or guardianship subsidy does not include automatic Medicaid coverage for the child.
(c) If the adoptive or guardianship family's insurance plan will cover the child for an additional fee, that cost will be considered in determining the amount of a subsidized adoption or guardianship payment, subject to the limit set by AS 25.23.210.
(d) If a child is not eligible for Medicaid, and medical costs are a factor in the individual's ability to adopt or become a guardian, the department will consider the medical need when it determines the subsidy rate under 7 AAC 53.245, subject to the limit set by AS 25.23.210.
(e) If a child is eligible for Medicaid, medical costs, services and treatment available through Medicaid will not be considered by the department when determining the adoption or guardianship subsidy rate under 7 AAC 53.245.

Notes

7 AAC 53.240
Eff. 7/1/90, Register 114; am 11/16/94, Register 132; am 3/31/2005, Register 173; am 8/1/2015, Register 215, October 2015

Authority:AS 13.26.062

AS 25.23.210

AS 25.23.230

AS 47.14.100

AS 47.14.120

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