US HB3695 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Introduced on July 11 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-07-12 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Verify Eligibility Coverage Act This bill allows a state to delay or deny an individual's initial eligibility for Medicaid benefits without providing a reasonable opportunity to submit evidence of a satisfactory immigration status or pending official verification of such status. A state that elects to provide a reasonable period for an individual to provide such evidence may not receive payment for amounts expended on the individual's medical assistance during that period. In FY2020-FY2028, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, using the Medicaid Improvement Fund, shall pay a 90% Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (i.e., federal matching rate) to eligible states for home- and community-based services furnished under a state Medicaid waiver to patients who had been on a waiting list for such services.

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Title

Verify Eligibility Coverage Act

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-07-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-07-11HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2019-07-11HouseIntroduced in House

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