Summary: H.R.2002 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/05/1993)

Family Caregiver Support Act of 1993 - Amends the Social Security Act (SSA) to establish a program to enable States to furnish services to support informal caregivers of eligible individuals with functional disabilities.

Outlines State plan requirements for such caregiver support services, including requirements that: (1) States support 50 percent of program administration costs; (2) program services may not supplant services otherwise available to eligible recipients under Medicare or Medicaid (SSA titles XVIII and XIX) or any other public or private insurance plan; and (3) persons with incomes exceeding 200 percent of the Federal poverty level must make co-payments on a sliding scale basis established by the State.

Caps total annual Federal expenditures per eligible recipient.

Authorizes appropriations.