H.R.4201 - Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 12/09/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/11/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4201 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/09/2015)
Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2015
This bill amends titles XVI (Supplemental Security Income), XVIII (Medicare), XIX (Medicaid), and XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program) (CHIP) to allow an otherwise eligible individual who is in custody pending charges to receive SSI, Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP benefits.
Any SSI benefits payable to such an individual: (1) must be withheld until the individual is no longer in custody; and (2) if the individual dies while in custody, shall be paid to the individual's estate.