H.R.542 - Better Accounting for Medicaid Costs Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] (Introduced 01/13/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/13/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.542 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/13/2017)
Better Accounting for Medicaid Costs Act of 2017
This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to follow rulemaking procedures with respect to certain Medicaid subregulatory policies.
Before issuing a Medicaid subregulatory policy, CMS must determine the extent to which the policy is projected, with respect to each year in a 10-year period, to increase state or federal expenditures under the Medicaid program. If the policy is projected to increase expenditures by an amount exceeding a specified threshold, CMS may implement the policy only through notice and comment rulemaking.