Utah Admin. Code R512-43-6 - State Medical Assistance
Current through Bulletin 2022-07, April 1, 2022
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(1) A child qualifies for state medical assistance as a component of adoption assistance when all of the following requirements are met:
(a) The child meets all of the qualifying factors for adoption assistance listed in R512-43-3(2), and
(b) The child meets the definition of child in public foster care, qualifies for SSI disability benefits, or the child had a previous IV-E adoption assistance agreement or Utah state adoption assistance agreement.
(i) The child's eligibility for SSI benefits is established no later than the time adoption proceedings are initiated.
(c) The child meets state medical assistance citizenship requirements.
(2) A qualified child may receive state medical assistance through an adoption assistance agreement without also receiving a monthly subsidy payment.
(3) The adoptive family must meet all Medicaid requirements, including application, citizenship verification, and annual review requirements in order for Medicaid to be initiated and continue throughout the period of the adoption assistance agreement.