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40-2133.Same; definitions. As used in K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 40-2132 through 40-2137, and amendments thereto: (a) "Asset disregard" means, with regard to the state's medical assistance program, disregarding any assets or resources in an amount equal to the insurance benefit payments that are made to or on behalf of an individual who is a beneficiary under a qualified long-term care insurance partnership policy.

(b) "Long-term care insurance policy" means a policy as defined in K.S.A. 40-2227, and amendments thereto.

(c) "Long-term care partnership program" means a qualified state long-term care insurance partnership as defined in section 1917(b) of the social security act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396p.

(d) "Long-term care partnership program policy" means a qualified long-term care insurance policy that the commissioner of insurance certifies as meeting the requirements of section 1917(b) of the social security act, 42 U.S.C. § 1396p, section 6021 of the federal deficit reduction act of 2005, public law 109-171, and any applicable federal regulations or guidelines.

(e) "Medicaid" means the program of medical assistance operated by the state under title XIX of the federal social security act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 1396 et seq., and amendments thereto.

(f) "State plan amendment" means the amendment to the state's medicaid state plan implementing the state qualified long-term care insurance partnership program authorized in section 6020 of the federal deficit reduction act of 2005, public law 109-171, and any applicable federal regulations or guidelines.

History: L. 2008, ch. 51, § 2; July 1.



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