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H.R. 259: Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019

CBO Score

$-1,000,000

Date of Report

Fri January 11th, 2019

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

116th Congress

To extend the Medicaid Money Follows the Person Rebalancing demonstration, to extend protection for Medicaid recipients of home and community-based services against spousal impoverishment, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep. Frank Pallone — D — NJ

Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 This bill alters several Medicaid programs and funding mechanisms. (Sec. 2) The bill makes appropriations for FY2019 for, and otherwise revises, the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing Demonstration Program. (Under this program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must award grants to state Medicaid programs to assist states in increasing the use of home and community care for long-term care and decreasing the use of institutional care.) (Sec. 3) ...

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