S.873 - Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 03/26/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/26/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.873 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/26/2019)
Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2019
This bill requires the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and state Medicaid programs to provide 12-month continuous enrollment for eligible individuals.
The bill also establishes bonus payments for states that implement certain Medicaid enrollment and retention policies for specified categories of individuals (e.g., children), such as aligning income eligibility standards with those of other insurance affordability programs.