Budget Amendment ID: FY2019-S4-484

EHS 484

Health Connector Coverage for Non-Disabled Adults

Messrs. Tarr, Humason and O'Connor moved that the proposed new text be amended by inserting after section__the following section:-

"SECTION_: Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, subject to federal approval under the commonwealth's waiver pursuant to section 1115 of the federal Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C 1315, non-disabled adults age 21 through 64 with income above 100 per cent of the federal poverty level, excluding pregnant women, individuals with HIV-AIDS and individuals with breast or cervical cancer, shall be determined eligible for and enrolled in subsidized insurance through the commonwealth health insurance connector only. At least 30 days before implementing eligibility changes under this section, the secretary of health and human services shall file a report with the house and senate committees on ways and means detailing the proposed changes and the anticipated fiscal impact of those changes."