H.R.5902 - Disability Community Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] (Introduced 07/14/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/14/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5902 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/14/2016)
Disability Community Act of 2016
This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to temporarily establish a higher federal matching rate with respect to Medicaid expenditures for certain services furnished to individuals with developmental disabilities if such expenditures are attributable to compliance with specified regulations.
In the case of a state Medicaid program that does not require the use of an electronic visit verification system for personal care services and home health services, the federal matching rate for medical assistance expended on such services shall be incrementally reduced.