S. 1592 (109th): Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Care Act of 2005


Jul 29, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Olympia Snowe

Senator from Maine



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States to obtain reimbursement under the medicaid program for care or services required under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act that are provided in a nonpublicly owned or operated institution for mental diseases.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2005--Introduced.Medicaid Emergency Psychiatric Care Act of 2005 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to reimbursement for specified emergency care and services of private institutions ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 29, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1592”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2406 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 4, 2007

H.R. 5400 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2006

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