Every Texan Opposes SB 1341 by Springer. Section 3 of the bill would remove Texas HHSC’s ability to utilize this flexibility of accepting the determination of eligibility for Medicaid and/or CHIP made by the Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). In the past, certain states have temporarily used this flexibility to avoid federal penalties for untimely or inaccurate application processing. We believe this flexibility should be left in place.
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