Text: H.R.2757 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H.R. 2757 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2757

 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the exclusion 
    from medical assistance under the Medicaid Program of items and 
      services for patients in an institution for mental diseases.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 19, 2013

   Ms. Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas (for herself, Mr. Rangel, Mr. 
 Ellison, Ms. Norton, Mr. Holt, Mrs. Negrete McLeod, Mr. Farr, and Ms. 
Lee of California) introduced the following bill; which was referred to 
                  the Committee on Energy and Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the exclusion 
    from medical assistance under the Medicaid Program of items and 
      services for patients in an institution for mental diseases.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. REMOVAL OF MEDICAID EXCLUSION FROM MEDICAL ASSISTANCE OF 
              ITEMS AND SERVICES FURNISHED TO PATIENTS IN AN 
              INSTITUTION FOR MENTAL DISEASES.

    (a) In General.--The first sentence of section 1905(a) of the 
Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(a)) is amended, in the matter 
following paragraph (29)--
            (1) by striking ``such term does not include--'' and ``(A) 
        any'' and inserting ``such term does not include any'';
            (2) by striking ``; or'' and inserting a period; and
            (3) by striking subparagraph (B).
    (b) Conforming Amendments To Permit Medical Assistance for IMD 
Patients Under 65 Years of Age.--The following provisions of such Act 
are each amended by striking ``65 years of age or older'' and ``65 
years of age or over'' each place it appears:
            (1) Paragraphs (20) and (21) of section 1902(a) (42 U.S.C. 
        1396b(a)).
            (2) Section 1905(a)(14) (42 U.S.C. 1396d(a)(14)).
            (3) Section 1919(d)(7)(B)(i)(I) (42 U.S.C. 
        1396r(d)(7)(B)(i)(I)).
    (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall take 
effect on October 1, 2013, and shall apply to items and services 
furnished on or after such date.
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