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H.R. 3444 (114th): Medicaid and CHIP Territory Fraud Prevention Act

The text of the bill below is as of Sep 8, 2015 (Introduced).


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114th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3444

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 8, 2015

(for himself and Mrs. Brooks of Indiana) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to reduce Medicaid and CHIP fraud in the territories of the United States, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Medicaid and CHIP Territory Fraud Prevention Act.

2.

Reducing Medicaid and CHIP fraud in the territories of the United States

Section 1108(g)(4) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1308(g)(4)) is amended—

(1)

by striking and (4) and inserting and (5); and

(2)

by adding at the end the following: With respect to fiscal years beginning with fiscal year 2016, if Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, or American Samoa qualify for a payment under paragraph (6) of section 1903(a) for a calendar quarter of such fiscal year, the payment shall not be taken into account in applying subsection (f) (as increased in accordance with paragraphs (1), (2), (3), and (5) of this subsection) to such commonwealth or territory for such fiscal year..