S. 1649 (105th): A bill to exempt disabled individuals from being required to enroll with a managed care entity under the medicaid program.


Feb 12, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 12, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Wendell Ford

Senator from Kentucky



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Last Updated: Feb 12, 1998
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2/12/1998--Introduced.Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to exempt disabled individuals from required enrollment with a managed care entity under the Medicaid program. Makes this Act effective as ... Read more >

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Feb 12, 1998

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1649”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 3281 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 1998

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