Summary: H.R.2627 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2627. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/25/2001)

Working American Families Access to Health Care Act of 2001 or Medi-Access Act of 2001 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to provide for the availability of Medicaid coverage for uninsured low- to moderate-income working families and uninsured individuals regardless of marital status under the Medi-Access program.

Requires coverage of the following for Medicaid-eligible individuals: (1) early and periodic screening, diagnostic, and treatment (EPSDT) services for individuals of all ages; (2) rehabilitative services and assistive technologies for disabled or developmentally delayed children; (3) prescription drugs; (4) drug and alcohol treatment services; (5) inpatient and outpatient mental health and psychiatric services; (6) some chiropractic services; (7) assistive technology devices and services, durable medical equipment, sexually-transmitted disease diagnosis and treatment, and prenatal and post-natal care; (8) reproductive health services; and (9) licensed personal assistive services provided by a home health aide or similarly trained individual for the physically or mentally disabled who need assistance with daily living chores.