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Text of the Enhanced Access to Medicaid Services Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on May 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 6, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1838

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 6, 2013

(for himself andMr. Moran) introduced the following bill; which was referred to theCommittee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicaid primary care payment rate to additional physician providers of primary care services.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Enhanced Access to Medicaid Services Act of 2013 .

2.

Primary care payment rate for additional physician providers of primary care services

(a)

In general

Section 1902(a)(13)(C) of the Social Security Act(42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(13)(C))is amended by strikingor pediatricand insertingneurology, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, or pediatric.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made bysubsection (a)shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act and shall apply to medical assistance for primary care services provided on or after that date.