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(a) Effective January 1, 2014, the department shall provide Medi-Cal benefits during a presumptive eligibility period to individuals who have been determined eligible on the basis of preliminary information by a qualified hospital in accordance with Section 1396a(a)(47)(B) of Title 42 of the United States Code and as set forth in this section.
(b) A hospital may only make presumptive eligibility determinations under this section if it complies with all of following:
(1) It is a participating provider under the state plan or under a federal waiver under Section 1315 of Title 42 of the United States Code.
(2) It has notified the department in writing that it has elected to be a qualified entity for the purpose of making presumptive eligibility determinations.
(3) It agrees to make presumptive eligibility determinations consistent with all applicable policies and procedures.
(4) It has not been disqualified to make presumptive eligibility determinations by the department.
(c) Qualified hospitals may only make presumptive eligibility determinations based upon income for children, pregnant women, parents and other caretaker relatives, and other adults, whose income is calculated using the applicable MAGI-based income standard.
(d) The department shall establish a process for determining whether a hospital should be disqualified from being able to make presumptive eligibility determinations under this section.
(e) For purposes of this section, “MAGI-based income” means income calculated using the financial methodologies described in Section 1396a(e)(14) of Title 42 of the United States Code, as added by the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148) and as amended by the federal Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-152) and any subsequent amendments.
(f) Notwithstanding Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the department may implement, interpret, or make specific this section by means of all-county letters, plan letters, plan or provider bulletins, or similar instructions until the time any necessary regulations are adopted. The department shall adopt regulations by July 1, 2017, in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code. Beginning six months after the effective date of this section, and notwithstanding Section 10231.5 of the Government Code, the department shall provide a status report to the Legislature on a semiannual basis, in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code, until regulations have been adopted.
(g) This section shall be implemented only if and to the extent that federal financial participation is available and any necessary federal approvals have been obtained.
(a) In addition to the designations of preferred and executive service employees in § 8-30-202, the following members of the former public service commission shall be included in the executive service:
(1) Members of the Tennessee regulatory authority;
(2) The executive director of the Tennessee regulatory authority;
(3) The personal staff of the members of the Tennessee regulatory authority;
(4) The division directors and assistant division directors of the Tennessee regulatory authority; and
(5) Any attorneys employed by the Tennessee regulatory authority.
(b) All actions of the department of personnel in regard to the Tennessee regulatory authority personnel transactions may, upon request of a majority of the authority directors, be reviewed and revised, modified or reversed by action of the house finance, ways and means committee and the senate finance, ways and means committee.
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