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H.R. 4005: Medicaid Reentry Act

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About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 4005 directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to convene a group of stakeholders and develop and report to Congress on best practices for addressing issues related to health care faced by those returning from incarceration to their communities. In addition, the legislation allows Medicaid payment for medical services furnished to an incarcerated individual during the 30-day period preceding the individual’s release.

Sponsor and status

Paul Tonko

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Oct 10, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 19, 2018

This bill passed in the House on June 19, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

50% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Oct 10, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Apr 11, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

May 17, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 12, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jun 19, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4005 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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