Summary: S.2196 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/11/2004)

Amends Federal veterans' benefits provisions to state that per diem payments by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the care of veterans in State homes shall not be considered a liability of a third party for any purpose under Medicaid (title XIX of the Social Security Act). (Such payments, if considered a liability, would be required to be offset from the amount of authorized Medicaid assistance.)