S.1298 - Medicaid Community Based-Attendant Services and Supports Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Harkin, Tom [D-IA] (Introduced 08/01/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
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Summary: S.1298 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Medicaid Community-Based Attendant Services and Supports Act of 2001 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to mandate State Medicaid plan coverage of community-based attendant services and supports for described Medicaid-eligible individuals.
Introduced in Senate (08/01/2001)
Outlines provisions for: (1) an enhanced Federal medical assistance percentage for ongoing activities of early coverage States that enhance and promote the use of community-based attendant services and supports; and (2) increased Federal financial participation for certain expenditures incurred by the State for the provision of community-based attendant services and supports.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to: (1) award grants to eligible States which have established a Consumer Task Force to assist the State in its development of real choice systems change initiatives; and (2) conduct a demonstration project for the purpose of evaluating service coordination and cost-sharing approaches with respect to the provision of community-based services and supports to non-elderly dually eligible individuals.