Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-514 - MSUD and PKU; financial assistance availability for certain related expenses

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 39, September 30, 2021

(a)
(1) The following factors shall be used to determine each family's eligibility for financial assistance for necessary treatment products or medically necessary food treatment products, or both:
(A) Applicable income; and
(B) cash assets in excess of 15 percent of the applicable income.
(2) If a family seeking financial assistance under this regulation has more than one family member with MSUD or PKU, the family shall be considered eligible for financial assistance at a level that is 100 percent less than the eligibility level for a family with one family member.
(b) Each individual who applies for or who receives financial assistance under this regulation shall also meet the requirements in K.A.R. 28-4-401 .
(c) The following eligibility requirements shall apply to each family:
(1) Each family with applicable income and cash assets less than or equal to 185 percent of the federal poverty level shall be eligible to receive 100 percent of the cost of necessary treatment products. This family shall be eligible each year for up to $1,000 of medically necessary food treatment products for family members who are 18 years of age and younger.
(2) Each family with applicable income and cash assets more than 185 percent but not more than 285 percent of the federal poverty level shall be eligible to receive 50 percent of the cost of necessary treatment products.
(3) Each family with applicable income and cash assets more than 285 percent but not more than 385 percent of the federal poverty level shall be eligible to receive 25 percent of the cost of necessary treatment products.
(4) No family with applicable income and cash assets over 385 percent of the federal poverty level shall be eligible to receive any of the cost of necessary treatment products.
(d) If a family's health insurance covers a portion of the cost of necessary treatment products, the family's financial responsibility for this cost shall be determined pursuant to subsection (c).
(e) If the department orders any necessary treatment products for a family that is responsible for part of the cost, that family shall receive a statement indicating the amount to be reimbursed to the department. If reimbursement is not received from the family within 60 days of the statement date, the placement of any future orders for necessary treatment products for that family shall no longer be processed by the department.

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Kan. Admin. Regs. § 28-4-514
Authorized by K.S.A. 65-101 and K.S.A. 2009 Supp. 65-180; implementing K.S.A. 2009 Supp. 65-180; effective, T-28-7-5-06, July 5, 2006; effective Oct. 20, 2006; amended Dec. 3, 2010.

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