H. R. 5566
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 8, 2012
Mrs. Christensen (for herself, Mr. Pierluisi, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Sablan, and Mr. Faleomavaega) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase the Federal medical assistance percentage for the territories.
This Act may be cited as the
Medicaid Payment Fairness to the
Territories Act of 2012.
Increase in the Federal medical assistance percentage for the territories
Section 1905(b)(2) of the Social Security
Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(b)(2)) is amended by inserting after
percent the following:
(or, beginning with fiscal year 2013, the
highest such Federal medical assistance percentage applicable to any of the 50
States for the fiscal year involved).