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§ 15-134.1. Impact of absence from State due to out-of-state military assignment

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--GeneralEffective: October 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 15. Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 1. Medical and Pharmacy Assistance Programs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2015
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-134.1
§ 15-134.1. Impact of absence from State due to out-of-state military assignment
“Legal resident” defined
(a) In this section, “legal resident” means an individual who maintains the State as the individual's principal establishment, home of record, or permanent home and to where, whenever absent due to military obligation, the individual intends to return.
Retention of eligibility for services
(b) A dependent of a legal resident of the State who is determined eligible to receive home- and community-based waiver services or other waiver services from the Department under this title shall retain eligibility for the services:
(1) Regardless of whether the legal resident leaves the State due to the legal resident's military assignment outside the State; and
(2) If the dependent is otherwise eligible for the services.
Waiting lists
(c) If a dependent of a legal resident is on a waiting list for home- and community-based waiver services or other waiver services to be provided under this title, the Department shall allow the dependent to remain on the waiting list for services while the legal resident is outside the State due to the legal resident's military assignment outside the State.
Reinstatement of services upon return to State
(d) The Department shall reinstate services provided under this title to a dependent who resides with the legal resident while the legal resident is outside the State due to the legal resident's military assignment outside the State:
(1) On the relocation of the dependent to the State; and
(2) If a request for services is made.

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Added by Acts 2015, c. 364, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2015.
MD Code, Health - General, § 15-134.1, MD HEALTH GEN § 15-134.1
Current through legislation effective through June 1, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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