2021 California Code
Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC
DIVISION 9 - PUBLIC SOCIAL SERVICES
PART 3.6 - Low Income Health Program
Section 15910.1.

15910.1.  

(a)  For LIHPs serving HCCI-eligible individuals , subject to federal funding limits or requirements that differ from the requirements for individuals described in subdivision (a) of Section 15910, the department shall, in consultation with participating entities, develop a process for allocating the available federal funding to those approved LIHPs that elect to serve the additional group of individuals identified in this subdivision, if the participating entity voluntarily agrees to provide the nonfederal share of the LIHP expenditures for the additional group.

(b) To the extent permitted by the Special Terms and Conditions of the demonstration project, the allocation of funding under this section shall ensure that a Health Care Coverage Initiative program under Part 3.5 (commencing with Section 15900) as of November 1, 2010, that elects to continue as a participating entity under this part receives, at a minimum, an allocation in an amount adequate to ensure that their existing eligible enrollees can continue to receive services under their LIHP.

(c) If a LIHP elects to serve eligible persons with incomes above 133 percent through 200 percent of the federal poverty level, the LIHP shall also serve eligible persons with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level.

(d) Section 15910 and Section 15910.2 shall apply with respect to LIHPs funded under this section, as appropriate.

(e) Reimbursements to LIHPs approved under this section shall be made in accordance with Section 15910.3 or through another mechanism authorized under the Special Terms and Conditions for the demonstration project.

(f) The nonfederal share of funding for LIHP expenditures authorized under this section shall be provided in accordance with Section 15911 or through another mechanism authorized by the Special Terms and Conditions of the demonstration project.

(g) Any unused federal funds shall be distributed in accordance with the Special Terms and Conditions of the demonstration project.

(Amended by Stats. 2011, Ch. 86, Sec. 27. (AB 1066) Effective July 15, 2011.)

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