H.R.3253 - Sustaining Excellence in Medicaid Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] (Introduced 06/13/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||08/06/2019 Became Public Law No: 116-39. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Text: H.R.3253 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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|H. R. 3253|
AT THE FIRST SESSION
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Thursday,
the third day of January, two thousand and nineteen
To provide for certain extensions with respect to the Medicaid program under title XIX of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “Sustaining Excellence in Medicaid Act of 2019”.
(b) Rule of construction.—Nothing in section 2404 of Public Law 111–148 (42 U.S.C. 1396r–5 note) or section 1902(a)(17) or 1924 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(17), 1396r–5) shall be construed as prohibiting a State from applying an income or resource disregard under a methodology authorized under section 1902(r)(2) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a(r)(2))—
(1) to the income or resources of an individual described in section 1902(a)(10)(A)(ii)(VI) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(10)(A)(ii)(VI)) (including a disregard of the income or resources of such individual’s spouse); or
(2) on the basis of an individual’s need for home and community-based services authorized under subsection (c), (d), (i), or (k) of section 1915 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1396n) or under section 1115 of such Act (42 U.S.C. 1315).
Section 6071(h)(1)(F) of the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (42 U.S.C. 1396a note) is amended by striking “$132,000,000” and inserting “$254,500,000”.
Section 501(c) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 701(c)) is amended—
(1) in paragraph (1)(A)(vii), by striking “and 2019” and inserting “through 2024”; and
(2) in paragraph (3)(C), by striking “fiscal years 2018 and 2019” and inserting “fiscal year 2018 and each fiscal year thereafter”.
Section 1847A(c)(4) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–3a(c)(4)) is amended by striking “payable under this section for the drug or biological based on—” and all that follows through the period at the end and inserting the following: “payable under this section—
“(i) the wholesale acquisition cost; or
“(ii) the methodologies in effect under this part on November 1, 2003, to determine payment amounts for drugs or biologicals; and
“(i) at an amount not to exceed 103 percent of the wholesale acquisition cost; or
“(ii) based on the methodologies in effect under this part on November 1, 2003, to determine payment amounts for drugs or biologicals.”.