S. 868 (112th): State Flexibility Act

May 03, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Orrin Hatch
Senator from Utah
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Last Updated
May 03, 2011
3 pages
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This bill was introduced on May 3, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced May 03, 2011
Referred to Committee May 03, 2011
Full Title

A bill to restore the longstanding partnership between the States and the Federal Government in managing the Medicaid program.


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25 cosponsors (25R) (show)

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State Flexibility Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to repeal certain state Medicaid and State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) maintenance of effort requirements under titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act.
(Under "maintenance of efforts" a state is prohibited from having eligibility standards, methodologies, or procedures under its state Medicaid or CHIP plan that are more restrictive than those in effect on on July 1, 2008, under ARRA or on March 23, 2010, under PPACA.)

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