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H.R. 3056 (104th): To permit a county-operated health insuring organization to qualify as an organization exempt from certain requirements otherwise applicable to health insuring organizations under the Medicaid program notwithstanding that the organization enrolls Medicaid beneficiaries residing in another county.

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 25, 1996 (Passed Congress).


H.R.3056

One Hundred Fourth Congress

of the

United States of America

AT THE SECOND SESSION

Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,

the third day of January, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-six

An Act

To permit a county-operated health insuring organization to qualify as an organization exempt from certain requirements otherwise applicable to health insuring organizations under the Medicaid program notwithstanding that the organization enrolls Medicaid beneficiaries residing in another county.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PERMITTING COUNTY-OPERATED HEALTH INSURING ORGANIZATIONS TO ENROLL MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES RESIDING IN ANOTHER COUNTY UNDER MEDICAID WAIVER FOR CERTAIN COUNTY-OPERATED HEALTH INSURING ORGANIZATIONS.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Section 9517(c)(3)(B)(ii) of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (42 U.S.C. 1396b note), as added by section 4734 of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, is amended by inserting ‘or counties’ after ‘county’.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to quarters beginning on or after October 1, 1996.

Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Vice President of the United States and

President of the Senate.