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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 Mar 7, 1996 (Introduced).


HR 3056 IH

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3056

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.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 7, 1996

Mr. RIGGS introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce


A BILL

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.