Text: H.R.1329 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/25/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1329


To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 25, 2019

Mr. Tonko (for himself and Mr. Turner) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Medicaid Reentry Act”.

SEC. 2. Allowing for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during 30-day period preceding release.

The subdivision (A) following paragraph (29) of section 1905(a) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(a)) is amended by inserting “and except during the 30-day period preceding the date of release of such individual from such public institution” after “medical institution”.