H. R. 2241
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 10, 2019
Miss González-Colón of Puerto Rico introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Puerto Rico Federal Matching Requirement Equity Act of 2019.
Removal of statutory FMAP limitation for Puerto Rico
Section 1905(b)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(b)(2)) is amended by striking
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to medical assistance furnished in calendar quarters beginning on or after October 1, 2019.