H.R. 5902: Disability Community Act of 2016

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a temporary higher Federal medical assistance percentage for Federal expenditures under the Medicaid program that are associated with the cost of compliance with certain Federal regulations with respect to services furnished in certain intermediate care facilities or home and community-based services furnished to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Jul 14, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jul 14, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 14, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Paul Tonko

Representative for New York's 20th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2016
Length: 15 pages


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Jul 14, 2016

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