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HR 2688

Title: Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Gene Green (DEM-TX)

Summary
<p><strong>Incentivizing Medicaid Expansion Act of 2017</strong></p> <p>This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to provide the enhanced federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) to every state that expands Medicaid coverage for individuals who are newly eligible under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, regardless of when such expansion takes place. </p> <p>Under current law, the enhanced FMAP is equivalent to 100% in 2014 through 2016, 95% in 2017, 94% in 2018, 93% in 2019, and 90% thereafter. The bill retains this enhanced FMAP, but bases it on a term of years rather than on specific dates.</p> <p>The bill applies retroactively.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 05/25/2017
Introduced in House 05/25/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 05/25/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 05/26/2017

Bill Text
06/07/2017 - HR 2688 (Introduced+in+House)
05/25/2017 - HR 2688 (Introduced+in+House)
05/25/2017 - HR 2688 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Gene Green (D-TX)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    2470 Rayburn House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-4329
    Phone: (202) 225-1688

    District Address:
    256 North Sam Houston Parkway East, Suite 29

    Houston, TX 77060
    Phone: (281) 999-5879
    Fax: (281) 999-5716

 
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