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Introduced in House (05/06/2013)


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.