Introduced by Representatives Fisher of Lincoln, Donahue of Northfield, French of Randolph, Haas of Rochester, Jewett of Ripton, Koch of Barre Town, Martin of Springfield and Pugh of S. Burlington
Subject: Health; Dr. Dynasaur; eligibility; high school students
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to provide health care coverage for 19-year-old high school students under Dr. Dynasaur.
AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH CARE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS UNDER DR. DYNASAUR
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. DR. DYNASAUR
The agency of human services shall expand eligibility for Dr. Dynasaur to teens enrolled in high school who lose eligibility solely because they turn 18. Eligibility shall last until the teen graduates, leaves high school, or turns 19.
Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE
This act shall become effective upon passage, except that the expanded coverage shall become effective no later than October 1, 2006. Within 30 days of passage, the agency shall seek any amendment of the Global Commitment for Health waiver necessary for implementation of this act.
The Vermont General Assembly
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