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H.R. 1439 (117th): Expanded Genetic Screening Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Feb 26, 2021 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1439

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 26, 2021

(for herself, Mr. Fitzpatrick, Mr. Grijalva, Ms. Scanlon, Ms. Roybal-Allard, and Mr. Cole) 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 provide for coverage under the Medicaid program of non-invasive prenatal genetic screening.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Expanded Genetic Screening Act of 2021.

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Medicaid coverage of non-invasive prenatal genetic screening

Section 1905(a)(3) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(a)(3)) is amended—

(1)

in subparagraph (A), by striking at the end and;

(2)

in subparagraph (B), by inserting and after the semicolon; and

(3)

by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:

(C)

non-invasive prenatal genetic screening for pregnant women of all age groups (provided in a facility, a home, or other setting);

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