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HR 335

Title: Medicaid Expansion Parity Act of 2017
Author: Rep. John Lewis (DEM-GA)

Summary
<p><strong>Medicaid Expansion Parity 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 01/05/2017
Introduced in House 01/05/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 01/05/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 01/25/2017

Bill Text
08/16/2017 - HR 335 (Introduced+in+House)
01/05/2017 - HR 335 (Introduced+in+House)
01/05/2017 - HR 335 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    343 Cannon House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-1005
    Phone: (202) 225-3801

    District Address:
    100 Peachtree Street, NW, Suite 1920

    Atlanta, GA 30303
    Phone: (404) 659-0116
    Fax: (404) 331-0947

 
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