H.R.1838 - Enhanced Access to Medicaid Services Act of 2013113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] (Introduced 05/06/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||05/10/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1838 Introduced in House (IH)] 113th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1838 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicaid primary care payment rate to additional physician providers of primary care services. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 6, 2013 Mr. Stivers (for himself and Mr. Moran) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicaid primary care payment rate to additional physician providers of primary care services. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Enhanced Access to Medicaid Services Act of 2013''. SEC. 2. PRIMARY CARE PAYMENT RATE FOR ADDITIONAL PHYSICIAN PROVIDERS OF PRIMARY CARE SERVICES. (a) In General.--Section 1902(a)(13)(C) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(13)(C)) is amended by striking ``or pediatric'' and inserting ``neurology, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, or pediatric''. (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act and shall apply to medical assistance for primary care services provided on or after that date. <all>