January 2018 Special Session   Date of enactment: April 10, 2018
Assembly Bill 9   Date of publication*: April 11, 2018
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. “Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
An Act to create 49.45 (60) of the statutes; relating to: creation of a savings account program in the Medical Assistance program.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
271,1 Section 1. 49.45 (60) of the statutes is created to read:
49.45 (60) Savings account program. The department shall submit to the federal department of health and human services a request for a waiver of federal Medicaid law to establish and implement a savings account program that is similar in function and operation to health savings accounts in the Medical Assistance program under this subchapter. The department shall exclude from any requirement to have a Medical Assistance savings account under the waiver request under this subsection any individual who is elderly, blind, or disabled and any child.