2020 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
PART 3.3 - Health Care Coverage Assistance
CHAPTER 3 - County Health Initiative Matching Fund
Section 15862.


(a) The provisions of this chapter shall be implemented only if all of the following conditions are met:

(1) Federal financial participation is available for this purpose.

(2) Federal participation is approved.

(3) The department determines that federal funds under Title XXI of the Social Security Act remain available after providing funds for all current enrollees and eligible children that are likely to enroll in the optional targeted low-income children group and, to the extent funded through the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (Subchapter 21 (commencing with Section 1397aa) of Chapter 7 of Title 42 of the United States Code), the Medi-Cal Access program and Medi-Cal program, as determined by a Department of Finance estimate.

(4) Funds are appropriated specifically for this purpose.

(b) The department may accept funding necessary for the preparation of the federal waiver applications or state plan amendments described in Section 15861 from a not-for-profit group or foundation, but only to the extent that the funding may be eligible for federal financial participation.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 303, Sec. 625. (AB 731) Effective January 1, 2016.)

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