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Employee Health Insurance; Enrollment and Coordination with Public Programs   

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(a) The board shall provide to the State Department of Health Services information concerning the potential or continuing eligibility of enrollees and dependents in the program for Medi-Cal.

(b) (1) For those enrollees and dependents of the program who are determined to be eligible for Medi-Cal, the board shall provide the state's share of financial participation for the cost of Medi-Cal coverage provided through the program.

(2) For those enrollees and dependents of the program who are determined to be eligible for the Healthy Families Program, the board shall provide the state's share of financial participation for the cost of the Healthy Families Program coverage provided through the program.

(c) Nothing in this part shall affect the authority of the State Department of Health Services or the board to verify eligibility as required by federal law.

(d) The board shall have authority to make any necessary repayments of enrollee contributions to persons whose coverage is provided under this section, and may also delegate to the State Department of Health Services the authority to repay those contributions.

(e) The State Department of Health Services shall seek all state plan amendments and federal approvals as necessary to maximize the amount of any federal financial participation available.

(Amended by Stats. 2004, Ch. 183, Sec. 259.)