Summary: S.1604 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/18/2015)

Transition to Independence Act

This bill directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration program over five fiscal years, beginning with FY2017, under which a Medicaid Buy-In State meeting certain criteria may receive bonus payments for:

  • meeting specific measurable benchmarks in expanding individual integrated employment and reducing subminimum wage work, congregate setting work, or facility-based day habilitation placements for working-age individuals with a disability receiving Medicaid-funded home or community-based services; and
  • taking other actions conducive to expanding employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities within the state.