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S. 1180: Urban Indian Health Parity Act

The text of the bill below is as of Apr 11, 2019 (Introduced).


II

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1180

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 11, 2019

(for himself, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Cantwell, Ms. Cortez Masto, Mr. Heinrich, Ms. Klobuchar, Mr. Markey, Mr. Merkley, Mrs. Murray, Ms. Smith, Mr. Tester, and Ms. Warren) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To extend the full Federal medical assistance percentage to urban Indian organizations.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Urban Indian Health Parity Act .

2.

Extension of full Federal medical assistance percentage to urban Indian organizations

Section 1905(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(b)) is amended by striking Indian Health Care Improvement Act) and inserting Indian Health Care Improvement Act) or through an Urban Indian organization (as defined in section 4 of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act) pursuant to a grant or contract with the Indian Health Service under title V of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.