H. R. 1329
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 25, 2019
Mr. Tonko (for himself and Mr. Turner) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution.
This Act may be cited as the
Medicaid Reentry Act.
Allowing for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during 30-day period preceding release
The subdivision (A) following paragraph (29) of section 1905(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(a)) is amended by inserting
and except during the 30-day period preceding the date of release of such individual from such public institution after