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H.R. 1329: Medicaid Reentry Act

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 25, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1329

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 25, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Turner) 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 allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Medicaid Reentry Act.

2.

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 medical institution.