H.R.2610 - Mothers and Newborns Health Insurance Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] (Introduced 07/24/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/31/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2610 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Mothers and Newborns Health Insurance Act of 2001 - Amends title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to give States, subject to specified guidelines, the authority to provide for: (1) optional coverage of pregnancy-related assistance for targeted low-income, uninsured pregnant women under the State's SCHIP plan; and (2) automatic eligibility and enrollment for child health assistance under such plan for children born to targeted low-income pregnant women receiving such assistance when the child is born until it attains one year of age, so long as the child is a member of the woman's household.
Introduced in House (07/24/2001)
Amends SSA title XIX (Medicaid) with respect to the transitional increased Federal matching rate for increased administrative costs related to Medicaid-eligibility determinations of individuals receiving aid or assistance under SSA title IV part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF).