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HB 1536 (2022)

Expand postpartum coverage under Medicaid


Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to submit a state plan amendment expanding postpartum coverage under Medicaid. According to DHHS, the state provides Medicaid coverage to pregnant women with incomes up to 196% of the federal poverty level for 60 days postpartum, which would be extended to 12 months under the bill.

Bill Sponsor:
Megan A. Murray
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Bill Became Law?:
Status Detail:
Tabled in the House
Public Hearing Date:
01/31/2022 02:00 pm
Public Hearing Location:
LOB Room 210-211
House Voting Date:
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