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DIVISION 113. THE ADULT HEALTH COVERAGE EXPANSION PROGRAM [131500 - 131550]

  ( Division 113 added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 677, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 3. Eligibility [131520 - 131522]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 677, Sec. 2. )

131520.
  

Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 1357, only an adult age 19 to 64 years, inclusive, employed by a small business for a minimum of 20 hours per week is eligible to participate in the program if he or she has a gross annual income that is less than 350 percent of the federal poverty level for a family size of one, and his or her employer participates in the program. Dependents, spouses, and domestic partners of employees are not eligible for the program.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 677, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)

131521.
  

(a) A small business may apply to the local initiative that administers the program to obtain coverage for its employees who meet the requirements of Section 131520.

(b) At least 50 percent of the employees of an otherwise eligible small business must meet the eligibility requirements of Section 131520, and at least 50 percent of those eligible employees must choose to receive coverage through the program in order for the small business to qualify to participate in the program.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 677, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)

131522.
  

The program shall screen potential enrollees to determine if they meet the eligibility requirements for the Medi-Cal program.

(Added by Stats. 2007, Ch. 677, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2008.)

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