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H.R. 1373: Urban Indian Health Parity Act


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 25, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1373

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 25, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Young, Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Stanton, Ms. Moore of Wisconsin, Mr. Gallego, Mr. Cole, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Bonamici, Mr. Cárdenas, and Ms. DelBene) 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 require a Federal medical assistance percentage of 100 percent for urban Indian organizations, and for other purposes.

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Short title

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

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Full Federal medical assistance percentage for urban Indian organizations

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