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S.F. No. 494 - TEFRA Enrollment and Renewal Process Improvement
Author: Senator Jim Abeler
Prepared By: Senate Counsel, Research and Fiscal Analysis (651/296-4791)
Date: January 25, 2019


Section 1 directs the Commissioner of Human Services to develop content explaining the medical assistance-TEFRA option to online applicants during the online application process. It also directs the commissioner to develop a cover letter explaining the medical assistance-TEFRA option enrollment and renewal processes to be disseminated with materials sent to applicants who may qualify for the TEFRA option. It finally directs the commissioner to convene a stakeholder group to consider improvements to the TEFRA option enrollment and renewal processes. The stakeholder group shall report to the commissioner the recommended improvements and associated costs by December 31, 2020.

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