Summary: H.R.3821 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to House with amendment(s) (02/23/2016)

Medicaid Directory of Caregivers Act or the Medicaid DOC Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require a state to publish and annually update a directory of providers that participate in the state plan for medical assistance on a fee-for-service basis or through a primary care case-management system. The directory must include each provider's name, specialty, address, and telephone number. In addition, with respect to a provider that participates in a primary care case-management system, the directory must specify: (1) the provider's language capabilities, and (2) whether the provider is accepting new Medicaid patients.