H.R.600 - Dylan Lee James Act107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5] (Introduced 02/13/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/14/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.600 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Family Opportunity Act of 2001 or Dylan Lee James Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) give States the option of allowing families of disabled children to purchase Medicaid coverage for such children; and (2) provide for treatment of inpatient psychiatric hospital services for individuals under age 21 under waivers allowing for payment of part or all of the cost of home or community-based services.
Introduced in House (02/13/2001)
Authorizes a State to apply to the Secretary of Health and Human Services for approval of a demonstration project to provide Medicaid coverage of up to a specified maximum number of children with a potentially severe disability.
Amends SSA title V (Maternal and Child Health Services) to make appropriations to the Secretary for special projects of regional and national significance for development and support of family-to-family health information centers.
Amends SSA title XIX to provide for the restoration of Medicaid eligibility to certain SSI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSA title XVI) beneficiaries under age 21.