Summary: S.3002 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.3002. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (07/22/1992)

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Quality Act of 1992 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to provide for optional Medicaid coverage of services provided through a State case management program that meets specified requirements to Medicaid-eligible individuals who sustain traumatic brain injuries.

Describes the services provided under such a program. Specifies criteria related to the eligibility of individuals and service providers to participate in such a program.

Requires that an individual reside in a State that has designated a State coordinator for traumatic brain injuries in order to receive services under this Act.

Requires such coordinator to establish policies and standards for providing services, make necessary reports to the Secretary of Health and Human Services, supervise and coordinate services for persons with traumatic brain injuries, and perform other specified duties, including establishing an advisory committee. Makes such coordinator responsible for a program of activities related to preventing and reducing the rate of traumatic brain injuries in the State.

Requires the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control, to establish standards for the reporting of data on traumatic brain injuries and the operation of registries of traumatic brain injuries for coordinator use. Authorizes appropriations.

Requires the Administrator for Health Care Policy and Research to conduct a study on the effectiveness of traumatic brain injury interventions. Authorizes appropriations.