Section 40-2.11 - Family health; services eligible, but not required, for State Aid

Section 40-2.11

Family health; services eligible, but not required, for State Aid

The following public health services are eligible for State Aid but not required as a condition of State Aid eligibility:

(a) primary care services to uninsured persons under 21 years of age, in a clinic setting, provided that such services shall be eligible for State Aid only to the extent that the local health department makes good faith efforts to assist such persons with Medicaid or other insurance enrollment, as applicable, and only until such time as insurance coverage becomes effective;

(b) provision of public health home visits associated with eligible services. Such public health home visits may include visits only for the following purposes: assessing women’s preconception, prenatal, postpartum and interconception health and social support needs; assessing child and family health and social support needs; providing information to promote positive birth outcomes and child health; and referring persons to needed services. Activities undertaken in relation to the Child Find System under the Early Intervention Program, as required pursuant to 10 NYCRR 69-4.1(c) and 69-4.2, shall not be eligible for State Aid;

(c) provision of reproductive health care and family planning services for men and women of reproductive age, in a clinic setting; and

(d) prenatal and postpartum care, in a clinic setting, provided that such services shall be eligible for State Aid only to the extent that the local health department makes good faith efforts to assist such women with Medicaid or insurance enrollment, as applicable, and only until such time as insurance coverage becomes effective.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Doc Status: 
Complete