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H.R. 2217: Territory Federal Matching Requirement Equity Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Mar 26, 2021 (Introduced).


I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2217

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 26, 2021

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 treat each territory as one of the 50 States for purposes of calculating the Federal medical assistance percentage under the Medicaid program.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Territory Federal Matching Requirement Equity Act of 2021.

2.

Removal of statutory FMAP limitation for territories

Section 1905(b)(2) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(b)(2)) is amended by inserting with respect to calendar quarters ending on or before September 30, 2021, before the Federal medical assistance percentage.