H.R.1974 - HEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] (Introduced 04/22/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/11/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1974 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/22/2015)
Health Equity and Access under the Law for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2015 or the HEAL Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2015
This bill amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicaid and CHIP coverage to aliens lawfully present in the United States.
Individuals granted deferred action are eligible for: (1) health insurance exchanges and reduced cost sharing under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, (2) premium subsidies under the Internal Revenue Code, and (3) Medicaid and CHIP.