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Budget Summary FY2012

Outside Section 196
Data Current as of:  7/11/2011




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Living Allowance for Dependent Adult Children

SECTION 196.   Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the executive office of health and human services shall request a written opinion from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the availability of a waiver to allow individuals qualifying for Medicaid and entering a nursing home to provide a living allowance and an asset waiver for dependent adult children when there is no living community spouse as defined under 42 U.S.C. section 1396r-5. The executive office shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means not later than February 1, 2012 on the availability of a waiver and, if applicable, the estimated net state cost of a waiver that would allow individuals qualifying for Medicaid and entering a nursing home to provide a living allowance and asset waiver for dependent adult children when there is no living community spouse.