H.R.2420 - To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require health maintenance organizations and other managed care plans providing medical assistance to medicaid beneficiaries to make payments for assistance provided to such beneficiaries by school-based health centers, and for other purposes.104th Congress (1995-1996)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] (Introduced 09/28/1995)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/13/1995 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2420 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/28/1995)
Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to generally require that, in order for States to receive payment under Medicaid, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and other managed care plans providing medical assistance to Medicaid beneficiaries must, in addition to current law requirements under the program, provide in their contracts with the State for payment of specifically authorized services by certain school-based health centers.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a clearinghouse through which interested parties may receive information and technical assistance on the establishment and operation of such centers.
Amends the Public Health Service Act to provide for grants to public and nonprofit private entities for school-based health centers. Authorizes appropriations.