H. R. 862
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 3, 2017
Mr. Griffith (for himself, Mr. Guthrie, and Mrs. Blackburn) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to transition the Medicaid thresholds applied for determining acceptable provider taxes, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Medicaid Tax Fairness Act of 2017.
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:
For 2018, 5.9 percent.
For 2019, 5.8 percent.
For 2020, 5.7 percent.
For 2021, 5.6 percent.
For 2022 and each year thereafter, 5.5 percent.