S. 1031 (112th): Medicaid Improvement and State Empowerment Act


May 19, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 19, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thomas Coburn

Senator from Oklahoma



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Last Updated: May 19, 2011
Length: 35 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to empower States with programmatic flexibility and financial predictability to improve their Medicaid programs and State Children's Health Insurance Programs by ensuring better health care for low-income pregnant women, children, and families, and for elderly individuals and disabled individuals in need of long-term care services and supports, whose income and resources are insufficient to meet the costs of necessary medical services.

Summary (CRS)

5/19/2011--Introduced.Medicaid Improvement and State Empowerment Act - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to add a new part B (Taxpayer Provided Pass-Through Funding of Health Care ... Read more >

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May 19, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1031”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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H.R. 2013 (Related)
Medicaid Improvement and State Empowerment Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2011

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