H.R. 79: Medicaid Payment Fairness to the Territories Act of 2013

113th Congress, 2013–2015. Text as of Jan 03, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 79

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2013

(for herself, Mr. Pierluisi, and Ms. Bordallo) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to increase the Federal medical assistance percentage for the territories.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Medicaid Payment Fairness to the Territories Act of 2013 .

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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 55 percent the following: (or, beginning with fiscal year 2014, the highest such Federal medical assistance percentage applicable to any of the 50 States for the fiscal year involved).