IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 3, 2019
Mr. Casey introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance
To amend the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act to provide for immediate eligibility for former foster youth under Medicaid.
This Act may be cited as the
Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act.
Providing for immediate Medicaid eligibility for former foster youth
Section 1002(a)(2) of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (Public Law 115–271) is amended by striking
January 1, 2023 and inserting
the date of enactment of the Immediate Coverage for Former Foster Youth Act.