H.R.2258 - To prevent a severe reduction in the Federal medical assistance percentage determined for a State for fiscal year 2006.109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Davis, Artur [D-AL-7] (Introduced 05/11/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/23/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2258 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/11/2005)
Prohibits the Federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for a State for FY2006 from being less than the greater of: (1) the FMAP determined for the State for FY2005, decreased by 0.5 percentage points; or (2) the FMAP that would have been determined for the State for FY2006 if the per capita incomes for 2001 and 2002 that were used to determine the FMAP for the State for FY2005 were used.
Provides that the FMAP applicable to a State for FY2006 after the application of the above limitation on reduction shall apply only for purposes of titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (State Children's Health Insurance (SCHIP)) of the Social Security Act and payments under such titles that are based on a described enhanced FMAP, and shall not apply with respect to payments under title IV (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)) of the Social Security Act.
Repeals this Act effective as of October 1, 2006 and provides that it shall not apply to any fiscal year after FY2006.