HR 2788

Title: HEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2017
Author: Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (DEM-NM)

...This bill amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicaid and CHIP coverage to aliens lawfully present in the United States who otherwise meet eligibility requirements. This applies to individuals granted deferred action or other federally authorized presence but not to nonimmigrants (e.g., individuals with a temporary worker visa).</p> <p>Individuals granted federally authorized presence, except nonimmigrants, are eligible for health insurance exchanges and reduced cost sharing under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and premium subsidies under the Internal Revenue Code.</p>

Introduced in House 06/06/2017
Introduced in House 06/06/2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 06/06/2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce 06/06/2017
Referred to House Ways and Means 06/06/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 06/09/2017

Bill Text
06/13/2017 - HR 2788 (Introduced+in+House)
06/06/2017 - HR 2788 (Introduced+in+House)
06/06/2017 - HR 2788 (Introduced+in+House)


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