H.R.1712 - SSI Disability Reform Act of 1993103rd Congress (1993-1994)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Thomas, William M. [R-CA-21] (Introduced 04/07/1993)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/12/1993 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.|
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Summary: H.R.1712 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/07/1993)
SSI Disability Reform Act of 1993 - Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) allow government agencies to serve as paid representative payees; (2) set the maximum fee payable to representative payees at ten percent of the monthly benefit involved; and (3) revise the provision of SSI benefits to the disabled based on substance abuse.
Amends SSA title XIX (Medicaid) to provide for mandatory Medicaid coverage of approved substance abuse treatment programs for certain disabled SSI beneficiaries.