S.578 - Protecting Children's Health in Schools Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA] (Introduced 02/13/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/13/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.578 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/13/2007)
Protecting Children's Health in Schools Act of 2007 - Amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (SCHIP) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to establish requirements for providing and receiving reimbursement for school-based health care for children, including children with special needs, and the related administrative and transportation costs covered under Medicaid. Includes health care provided through Medicaid managed care organizations.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Secretary of Education, acting jointly, to develop and implement a uniform methodology for claims under this Act.