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Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter DPart 457Subpart E → §457.540


Title 42: Public Health
PART 457—ALLOTMENTS AND GRANTS TO STATES
Subpart E—State Plan Requirements: Enrollee Financial Responsibilities


§457.540   Cost-sharing charges for children in families with incomes at or below 150 percent of the FPL.

The State may impose premiums, enrollment fees, deductibles, copayments, coinsurance, cost sharing and other similar charges for children whose household income is at or below 150 percent of the FPL as long as—

(a) Aggregate monthly enrollment fees, premiums, or similar charges imposed on a family are less than or equal to the maximum amounts permitted under §447.52, §447.53, or §447.54 of this chapter for a Medicaid eligible family of the same size and income;

(b) Any copayments, coinsurance, deductibles or similar charges for children whose household income is at or below 100 percent of the FPL are equal to or less than the amounts permitted under §447.54 of this chapter;

(c) For children whose household income is from 101 percent to 150 percent of the FPL, any copayments, coinsurance, deductibles or similar charges are equal to or less than the maximum amounts permitted under §457.555;

(d) The State does not impose more than one type of cost-sharing charge (deductible, copayment, or coinsurance) on a service;

(e) The State only imposes one copayment based on the total cost of services furnished during one office visit; and

(f) Aggregate annual cost sharing of all types, with respect to all targeted low-income children in a family, does not exceed the maximum permitted under §457.560(a).

[66 FR 2681, Jan. 11, 2001, as amended at 66 FR 33824, June 25, 2001; 78 FR 42312, July 15, 2013]

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