42 U.S. Code § 1396r–1b - Presumptive eligibility for certain breast or cervical cancer patients
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(a) State option
For purposes of this section:
(1) Presumptive eligibility period
The term “presumptive eligibility period” means, with respect to an individual described in subsection (a) of this section, the period that—
(A) begins with the date on which a qualified entity determines, on the basis of preliminary information, that the individual is described in section 1396a (aa) of this title; and
(B) ends with (and includes) the earlier of—
(i) the day on which a determination is made with respect to the eligibility of such individual for services under the State plan; or
(2) Qualified entity
(A) In general
Subject to subparagraph (B), the term “qualified entity” means any entity that—
The Secretary may issue regulations further limiting those entities that may become qualified entities in order to prevent fraud and abuse and for other reasons.
(1) In general
The State agency shall provide qualified entities with—
(A) such forms as are necessary for an application to be made by an individual described in subsection (a) of this section for medical assistance under the State plan; and
(2) Notification requirements
A qualified entity that determines under subsection (b)(1)(A) of this section that an individual described in subsection (a) of this section is presumptively eligible for medical assistance under a State plan shall—
(A) notify the State agency of the determination within 5 working days after the date on which determination is made; and
(3) Application for medical assistance
In the case of an individual described in subsection (a) of this section who is determined by a qualified entity to be presumptively eligible for medical assistance under a State plan, the individual shall apply for medical assistance under such plan by not later than the last day of the month following the month during which the determination is made.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter, medical assistance that—
(1) is furnished to an individual described in subsection (a) of this section—
(B) by a  entity that is eligible for payments under the State plan; and
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Source(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XIX, § 1920B, as added Pub. L. 106–354, § 2(b)(1),Oct. 24, 2000, 114 Stat. 1382.)
Section applicable to medical assistance for items and services furnished on or after Oct. 1, 2000, without regard to whether final regulations to carry out such amendments have been promulgated by such date, see section 2(d) ofPub. L. 106–354, set out as an Effective Date of 2000 Amendment note under section 1396a of this title.
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