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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 25, 2019.
Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2019
This bill allows an otherwise eligible individual who is in custody pending charges to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) benefits.
Any SSI benefits payable to such an individual (1) must be withheld until the individual is no longer in custody; and (2) if the individual dies while in custody, shall be paid to the individual's estate.