Kan. Admin. Regs. § 129-1-1 - Definitions
Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021
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129-1-1. Definitions. (a) "Affordable care act" and "ACA" mean the patient protection and affordable care act of 2010, public law 111-148, as amended by the health care and education reconciliation act of 2010, public law 111-152, and any subsequent amendments.
(b) "Applicant" means any individual who is seeking an eligibility determination for that individual through the submission of an application for medical assistance.
(c) "Department" means Kansas department of health and environment and its designees authorized to administer the medicaid program and kancare-CHIP.
(d) "Division" means division of health care finance in the Kansas department of health and environment.
(e) "Federally facilitated exchange" and "FFE" mean an insurance exchange operated by the federal government as established under the patient protection and affordable care act, public law 111-148.
(f) "Kancare-CHIP" means the health insurance program for children administered by the department and authorized under title XXI of the social security act.
(g) "Medicaid" means the federal medical assistance program authorized under title XIX of the social security act.
(h) "Medical assistance" means assistance that covers all or part of the cost of medical care for eligible persons through joint federal and state funding and state-only funding, including medicaid, kancare-CHIP, and medikan.
(i) "Medikan" means a totally state-funded program covering all or part of the cost of medical care for disabled individuals who do not qualify for medicaid but who are eligible for benefits under K.A.R. 129-6-95.
(j) "Recipient" means any individual who has been determined eligible and is receiving medical assistance.
(k) "Secretary" means secretary of the Kansas department of health and environment. (Authorized by and implementing K.S.A. 2013 Supp. 65-1,254 and 75-7403; effective, T-129-10-31-13, Nov. 1, 2013; effective Feb. 28, 2014.)