H.R. 1612 (103rd): Medicaid Infant Mortality Amendments of 1993

Introduced:
Apr 01, 1993 (103rd Congress, 1993–1994)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Cardiss Collins
Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 01, 1993
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 290 (102nd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 03, 1991

H.R. 180 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 04, 1995

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 1, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 01, 1993
Referred to Committee Apr 01, 1993
 
Full Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to reduce infant mortality through improvement of coverage of services to pregnant women and infants under the medicaid program.

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Cosponsors
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Committees

House Energy and Commerce

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4/1/1993--Introduced.
Medicaid Infant Mortality Amendments of 1993 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to phase-in mandatory State coverage of pregnant women and infants whose family income is below 185 percent of the Federal poverty level. Deducts child and medical care costs from the income eligibility test. Authorizes States to provide Medicaid coverage of prenatal home visitation services for high-risk pregnant women and/or postpartum home visitation services for high-risk infants.

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