Michigan Laws > Chapter 550 > Act 239 of 1995 > § 550.1809 - Individual eligible under title XIX of social security act; assignment of rights of insured to department of social services
Current as of: 2009
(1) A plan shall not consider whether an individual is eligible for or has available medical assistance under title XIX of the social security act, chapter 531, 49 Stat. 620, 42 U.S.C. 1396 to 1396g and 1396i to 1396v, in this or another state when considering eligibility for coverage or making payments for eligible covered individuals.
(2) If a plan has a legal liability to make payments, and payment for covered expenses for medical goods or services furnished to an individual has been made under the medical assistance program established under section 105 of the social welfare act, Act No. 280 of the Public Acts of 1939, being section 400.105 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, the department of social services has the rights of the individual to payment by the plan to the extent payment was made by the department of social services's medical assistance program for those medical goods or services.
(3) If the department of social services has been assigned the rights of a covered individual who is eligible for medical assistance under section 105 of Act No. 280 of the Public Acts of 1939 and is covered by the plan, the plan shall not impose requirements on the department of social services that are different from requirements that apply to an agent or assignee of any other covered individual.
History: 1995, Act 239, Eff. Mar. 28, 1996Prev | Next
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