H.R.3141 - Strengthening the Health Care Safety Net Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sullivan, John [R-OK-1] (Introduced 07/09/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/10/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3141 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/09/2009)
Strengthening the Health Care Safety Net Act of 2009 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to establish a disproportionate share hospital (DSH) redistribution pool from unexpended Medicaid DSH allotments to fund an increase in allotments for low DSH states.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award demonstration grants to health access networks to improve access, quality, and continuity of care for uninsured individuals through better coordination of care by such networks.