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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 15TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 353MEDICAID MANAGED CARE
SUBCHAPTER HSTAR HEALTH
RULE §353.702Member Participation

(a) Children and young adults in the following categories are eligible to participate in the STAR Health program:

  (1) a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, if the state as conservator elects to place the child in the STAR Health program;

  (2) a young adult from age 18 through the month of his or her 22nd birthday who voluntarily agrees to continue in foster care placement, if the state as conservator elects to place the child in the STAR Health program;

  (3) a young adult from age 18 through the month of his or her 21st birthday who is participating in the Medicaid for Transitioning Foster Care Youth Program; and

  (4) a young adult from age 21 through the month of his or her 23rd birthday who is participating in the Former Foster Care in Higher Education (FFCHE) Program.

(b) Although young adults participating in the FFCHE Program are not Medicaid beneficiaries under Title XIX of the Social Security Act, they receive the same covered services and benefits as other eligible participants in the STAR Health program.


Source Note: The provisions of this §353.702 adopted to be effective March 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 1283

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