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H.R. 862: Medicaid Tax Fairness Act of 2017

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 3, 2017 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 862

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 3, 2017

(for himself, Mr. Guthrie, and Mrs. Blackburn) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to transition the Medicaid thresholds applied for determining acceptable provider taxes, and for other purposes.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Medicaid Tax Fairness Act of 2017.

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Transition of Medicaid thresholds applied for determining acceptable provider taxes

Section 1903(w)(4)(C)(ii) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396b(w)(4)(C)(ii)) is amended by striking the period at the end and inserting the following:

and except that the following percentages shall be substituted for 6 percent each place it appears for portions of fiscal years occurring in the following years:

(I)

For 2018, 5.9 percent.

(II)

For 2019, 5.8 percent.

(III)

For 2020, 5.7 percent.

(IV)

For 2021, 5.6 percent.

(V)

For 2022 and each year thereafter, 5.5 percent.

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