H.R.165 - Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 01/03/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/25/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.165 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/2017)
Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2017
This bill amends titles XVI (Supplemental Security Income [SSI]), 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.