CHAPTER 166

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 137

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 31, OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CATEGORIES OF ASSISTANCE.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. AMEND §505 (6), Title 31, of the Delaware Code by adding a new Subsection "c" to read as follows:

"c. Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter, pregnant women and children under one year of age whose family income as calculated under Federal and State regulations is less than 100% of the Federal poverty level for their family size, shall be entitled to medical care as follows:

(1) Pregnant women shall be entitled to services related to pregnancy and
conditions that might complicate pregnancy, or other services subsequently approved for this group under Title XIX of the Social Security Act.

(1) Children shall be eligible for one year following the date of birth for all medical services provided by the Delaware Title XIX (Medicaid) Program. Under certain circumstances as determined by Federal and State regulations, eligibility for children may be extended."

Section 2. The effective date of this Act shall be January 1, 1988.

Approved July 14, 1987.