S.909 - A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to permit States, at their option, to require certain individuals to present satisfactory documentary evidence of proof of citizenship or nationality for purposes of eligibility for Medicaid, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Bingaman, Jeff [D-NM] (Introduced 03/15/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||03/15/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3216) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.909 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/15/2007)
Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to permit states, at their option, to require certain individuals to present satisfactory documentary evidence of citizenship or nationality for Medicaid eligibility.
Revises the rules for children born in the United States to mothers eligible for Medicaid. Declares that a Medicaid-eligible individual shall be deemed to have provided satisfactory documentary evidence of citizenship or nationality, and shall not be required to provide further evidence, on any date during or after the period in which the individual is eligible for Medicaid.