View Amendment Current Amendment: 14 to Bill 5399

Senator MALLOY proposed the following amendment (5399R013.KMM.GM):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered new SECTION to read:

/SECTION __. A. Article 1, Chapter 6, Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 44-6-120.A pregnant woman whose income is at or below one hundred thirty-eight percent the federal poverty level is eligible for Medicaid as provided for in the 'Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act' (P.L. No. 111-148), and amendments to that act. A pregnant woman who is eligible for Medicaid pursuant to this act shall remain eligible for Medicaid after the birth of her child until that child reaches the age of majority as long as the woman's income level does not exceed one hundred thirty-eight percent of the federal poverty level during that time."

B.This SECTION is effective January 1, 2023. /