On April 30, 2019, the Tennessee General Assembly released this bill summary on House Bill 0498 regarding the Katie Beckett program. The bill approves the Katie Beckett program, which is a special eligibility program for children under 18 with long-term disabilities, mental illness, and complex medical needs, living at home with their families to obtain a ForwardHealth card through Medicaid despite their parents' income. The summary outlines amendments #1 and #2 of the bill pertaining to parts A and B of the Katie Beckett program. These amendments detail eligibility requirements as well as requirements for services by the program . . .
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