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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1406

  To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit additional 
  States to enter into long-term care partnerships under the Medicaid 
    Program in order to promote the use of long-term care insurance.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             March 20, 2003

Mr. Peterson of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Pomeroy, Mr. Platts, Ms. 
 Hart, Mrs. Johnson of Connecticut, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mrs. Northup, 
 Mr. Murphy, Mr. Gerlach, Mr. Shuster, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. English, Mr. 
 Toomey, Mrs. Capito, Mr. Greenwood, Mr. Hoeffel, Mr. Cardin, and Mr. 
   Murtha) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                    Committee on Energy and Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
  To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit additional 
  States to enter into long-term care partnerships under the Medicaid 
    Program in order to promote the use of long-term care insurance.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PERMITTING ADDITIONAL STATES TO ENTER INTO LONG-TERM CARE 
              PARTNERSHIPS TO PROMOTE USE OF LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.

    (a) In General.--Section 1917(b)(1)(C) of the Social Security Act 
(42 U.S.C. 1396p(b)(1)(C)) is amended--
            (1) in clause (i), by striking ``shall seek adjustment'' 
        and inserting ``may seek adjustment''; and
            (2) in clause (ii), by striking ``had a State plan 
        amendment approved as of May 14, 1993, which provided'' and 
        inserting ``has a State plan amendment approved which 
        provides''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) take 
effect on the date of the enactment of this Act.
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