HR 2013

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2013

To empower States with programmatic flexibility and financial predictability to improve their Medicaid programs and State Children's Health Insurance Programs by ensuring better health care for low-income pregnant women, children, and families, and for elderly individuals and disabled individuals in need of long-term care services and supports, whose income and resources are insufficient to meet the costs of necessary medical services.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 26, 2011

Mr. NUNES introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, House Administration, Natural Resources, the Judiciary, Rules, and Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To empower States with programmatic flexibility and financial predictability to improve their Medicaid programs and State Children's Health Insurance Programs by ensuring better health care for low-income pregnant women, children, and families, and for elderly individuals and disabled individuals in need of long-term care services and supports, whose income and resources are insufficient to meet the costs of necessary medical services.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

`Part B--Taxpayer-Provided Pass-Through Funding of Health Care Grants to States for Pregnant Women, Low-Income Children, and Low-Income Families and for Long-Term Care Services and Supports for Low-Income Elderly or Disabled Individuals

`Sec. 1950. Purposes; application.

`Sec. 1951. State plans.

`Sec. 1952. Grants to States.

`Sec. 1953. Use of grants.

`Sec. 1954. Administrative provisions.

`Sec. 1955. Penalties.

`Sec. 1956. Appeal of adverse decision.

`Sec. 1957. Annual Reports.

`Sec. 1958. Definitions.

SEC. 2. SUSTAINABLE MEDICAID AND CHIP PROGRAMS THAT MEET THE NEEDS OF EACH STATE.

`Part A--FMAP-Based Acute Care State Health Programs for the Elderly and Disabled';

`Part B--Taxpayer-Provided Pass-Through Funding of Health Care Grants to States for Pregnant Women, Low-Income Children, and Low-Income Families and for Long-Term Care Services and Supports for Low-Income Elderly or Disabled Individuals

`PURPOSES; APPLICATION

`STATE PLANS

`grants to states

`USE OF GRANTS

`ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

`penalties

`APPEAL OF ADVERSE DECISION

`ANNUAL REPORTS

`DEFINITIONS

SEC. 3. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE REFORM STATE INCENTIVE FUND.

SEC. 4. REPEALS.

SEC. 5. DEVELOPMENT OF NEW FORMULA FOR FEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION FOR STATE CHILD SUPPORT AND WELFARE PROGRAMS TO REPLACE THE FMAP.

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