IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 23, 2015
Mr. Casey introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure health insurance coverage continuity for former foster youth.
This Act may be cited as the
Health Insurance for Former Foster Youth Act.
Coverage continuity for former foster care children up to age 26
Section 1902(a)(10)(A)(i)(IX) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(10)(A)(i)(IX)) is amended—
in item (bb), by striking
are not described in or enrolled under and inserting
are not described in and are not enrolled under;
in item (cc), by striking
responsibility of the State and inserting
responsibility of a State; and
in item (dd), by striking
the State plan under this title or under a waiver of the and inserting
a State plan under this title or under a waiver of such a.
The amendments made by this section shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act.