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H.R. 2241: Puerto Rico Federal Matching Requirement Equity Act of 2019


The text of the bill below is as of Apr 10, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2241

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 10, 2019

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 treat Puerto Rico as one of the 50 States for purposes of calculating the Federal medical assistance percentage under the Medicaid program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Puerto Rico Federal Matching Requirement Equity Act of 2019.

2.

Removal of statutory FMAP limitation for Puerto Rico

(a)

In general

Section 1905(b)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(b)(2)) is amended by striking Puerto Rico,.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to medical assistance furnished in calendar quarters beginning on or after October 1, 2019.