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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Isaiah Baker and Margie Harris-Austin Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to clarify that the provision of home and community-based services is not prohibited in an acute care hospital, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/16/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
12/17/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
12/16/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/16/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6]* 12/16/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 02/10/2020
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] 02/10/2020
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 03/09/2020
Rep. Hagedorn, Jim [R-MN-1] 03/09/2020

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce12/16/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health12/17/2019 Referred to

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Subjects (8)

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Introduced in House (12/16/2019)

Isaiah Baker and Margie Harris-Austin Act

This bill allows state Medicaid programs to cover certain home- and community-based services, self-directed personal assistance services, and home- and community-based attendant services that are provided in acute care hospitals. The bill specifies, among other criteria, that such services may not be duplicative of, or serve as a substitute for, necessary or obligatory hospital services.