S.3631 - Medically Fragile Children's Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 09/26/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/26/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3631 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/26/2008)
Medically Fragile Children's Act of 2008 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to establish a program of all-inclusive care for medically fragile children as a Medicaid state plan option.
Makes a child eligible if he or she is: (1) medically fragile based on health status and related indicators or is diagnosed as having one or more chronic conditions; (2) requires daily monitoring of a significant medical condition necessitating overall care planning in order to achieve or maintain optimum health and developmental status, and achieve community integration to the maximum extent possible; and (3) requires both medical assistance and at least two additional services furnished under an all-inclusive program as a result of functional deficits.