U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Apr 07, 2020
(a) Basis. This section implements section 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(XX) of the Act.
(b) Eligibility - (1) Criteria. The agency may provide Medicaid to individuals who:
(i) Are under age 65;
(ii) Are not eligible for and enrolled for mandatory coverage under a State's Medicaid State plan in accordance with subpart B of this part;
(iii) Are not otherwise eligible for and enrolled for optional coverage under a State's Medicaid State plan in accordance with section 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(I) through (XIX) of the Act and subpart C of this part, based on information available to the State from the application filed by or on behalf of the individual; and
(iv) Have household income that exceeds 133 percent FPL but is at or below the income standard elected by the agency and approved in its Medicaid State plan, for the applicable family size.
(2) Limitations. (i) A State may not, except as permitted under an approved phase-in plan adopted in accordance with paragraph (b)(3) of this section, provide Medicaid to higher income individuals described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section without providing Medicaid to lower income individuals described in such paragraph.
(ii) The limitation on eligibility of parents and other caretaker relatives specified in § 435.119(c) of this section also applies to eligibility under this section.
(3) Phase-in plan. A State may phase in coverage to all individuals described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section under a phase-in plan submitted in a State plan amendment to and approved by the Secretary.