S. 2542: Cradle Act

A bill to provide for alternative and updated certification requirements for participation under Medicaid State plans under title XIX of the Social Security Act in the case of certain facilities treating infants under one year of age with neonatal abstinence syndrome, and for other purposes.

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Feb 11, 2016


Referred to Committee on Feb 11, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 11, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Shelley Capito

Junior Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2016
Length: 5 pages


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Feb 11, 2016

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Passed Senate

Passed House

Signed by the President

S. 2542 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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