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

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.

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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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Jul 29, 2005

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S. 1592 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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