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Text of To exempt disabled individuals from being required to enroll with a managed care entity under the Medicaid Program.

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This bill was introduced on February 26, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Feb 26, 1998 (Introduced).

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HR 3281 IH

105th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3281

To exempt disabled individuals from being required to enroll with a managed care entity under the Medicaid Program.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 26, 1998

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


A BILL

To exempt disabled individuals from being required to enroll with a managed care entity under the Medicaid Program.

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

SECTION 1. EXEMPTION OF DISABLED INDIVIDUALS FROM REQUIRED ENROLLMENT WITH A MANAGED CARE ENTITY UNDER THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.

    (a) AMENDMENT TO THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT- Section 1932(a)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396u-2(a)(2)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

        ‘(D) EXEMPTION OF DISABLED INDIVIDUALS- A State may not require under paragraph (1) the enrollment in a managed care entity of an individual who is disabled (as determined under section 1614(a)(3)).’.

    (b) RETROACTIVITY- The amendment made by subsection (a) takes effect as if included in the enactment of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-33; 111 Stat. 251).