Summary: H.R.165 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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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.