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Insurance Code - INS

DIVISION 2. CLASSES OF INSURANCE [1880 - 12880.5]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1935, Ch. 145. )

PART 6.2. HEALTHY FAMILIES [12693 - 12694.2]

  ( Part 6.2 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 623, Sec. 2. )

CHAPTER 16. Funds [12693.96 - 12693.97]
  ( Chapter 16 added by Stats. 1997, Ch. 623, Sec. 2. )

12693.96.
  

 (a) There is hereby created in the State Treasury the Healthy Families Fund which is, notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, continuously appropriated to the board for the purposes specified in this part.

(b) The board shall authorize the expenditure from the fund of any state funds, federal funds, or family contributions deposited into the fund. This shall include the authority for the board to authorize the State Department of Health Services to transfer funds appropriated to the department for the program to the Healthy Families Fund, and to also deposit those funds in, and to disburse those funds from, the Healthy Families Fund.

(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, this part shall be implemented only if, and to the extent that, as provided under Title XXI of the Social Security Act, federal financial participation is available and state plan approval is obtained, except as specified in Section 12693.76.

(d) Nothing in this part is intended to establish an entitlement for individual coverage.

(Added by renumbering Section 12963.96 by Stats. 1999, Ch. 146, Sec. 23. Effective July 22, 1999.)

12693.97.
  

The State Department of Health Services and the board may explore and utilize any options available under federal law to allow the use of charitable funding as a match for federal funds for use in the provision of coverage by private and public not-for-profit organizations consistent with the provisions of this part.

(Added by renumbering Section 12963.97 by Stats. 1999, Ch. 83, Sec. 129. Effective January 1, 2000.)

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