H.R.1457 - Medicaid State Share Protection Amendments of 1991102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-4] (Introduced 03/18/1991)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/28/1991 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.1457 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
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HR 1457 IH 102d CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1457 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit State matching payments through voluntary contributions. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 18, 1991 Mr. COOPER (for himself, Mr. GORDON, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. STENHOLM, Ms. PELOSI, Mr. ROWLAND, Mrs. LLOYD, Mr. CHAPMAN, Mr. PERKINS, Mr. FEIGHAN, Mr. COMBEST, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. DICKINSON, Mr. LEHMAN of Florida, Mr. DARDEN, Mr. LANCASTER, Mr. CLEMENT, Mr. BRYANT, Mr. FIELDS, Mr. WILSON, and Mr. HATCHER) 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 permit State matching payments through voluntary contributions. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the `Medicaid State Share Protection Amendments of 1991'. SEC. 2. STATE MEDICAID MATCHING PAYMENTS THROUGH VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS. (a) VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS- Section 1902(t) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a(t)), as added by section 4701(a)(1) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, is amended by inserting `(1)' after `(t)' and by adding at the end the following new paragraph: `(2)(A) Subject to subparagraphs (B) and (C), financial participation described in subsection (a)(2) may include the application of private funds donated by hospitals to, and subject to the unrestricted control of, the State. `(B) Financial participation may not include-- `(i) donations to the extent their aggregate amount exceeds in any Federal fiscal year 10 percent of the non-Federal portion of expenditures under the plan in the year, or `(ii) donations made by, or on behalf of, or with respect to, any particular hospital, to the extent that their aggregate amount in an annual cost reporting period exceeds 10 percent of the gross revenues of the hospital (not taking into account any Federal revenues under this title or under title V or title XVIII). `(C) For purposes of this paragraph, the fact that a hospital may receive some benefit from a transfer of funds to a State shall not prevent the transfer from being treated as the donation of funds, unless the amount of benefit to the hospital is directly related, in timing and amount, to the timing and amount of the transfer.'. (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to funds donated on or after January 1, 1992.