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EMPOWER Care Act
Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care Act

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A bill to reauthorize the Money Follows the Person Demonstration Program.


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Date Actions Overview
12/13/2017Introduced in Senate

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12/13/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

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Senate Finance12/13/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (12/13/2017)

Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care Act or the EMPOWER Care Act

This bill amends the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 to extend funding through FY2022 for the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Program and to otherwise revise the program. (Under this program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must award grants to state Medicaid programs to assist in rebalancing states' long-term care systems.)