Summary: H.R.6539 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/17/2020)

Coronavirus Medicaid Response Act

This bill increases the Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) for states and U.S. territories that experience economic downturns (i.e., high unemployment) beginning on or after January 1, 2020, in accordance with specified requirements and limitations. The bill's increase is in addition to previously enacted FMAP increases relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) but may not result in an FMAP greater than 95%.