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S.1980: Medicaid and CHIP Continuous Quality Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 1 (All Democrats)
Introduced Feb. 3, 2014
Latest Major Action Feb. 3, 2014
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Bill Summary

Medicaid and CHIP Continuous Quality Act of 2014 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to require a state Medicaid plan to provide 12-month continuous enrollment for an eligible individual, regardless of age.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to: (1) identify methods that promote the retention of individuals who are enrolled under the state plan and remain eligible for medical assistance beyond the 12-month period, (2) actively promote the adoption of such enrollment retention methods by states, (3) publish the procedures that states are expected to use to provide annual enrollment and retention reports, and (4) publish annually enrollment and retention performance results for all states.

Amends SSA title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) to: (1) require a state CHIP plan also to provide 12-month continuous enrollment for an eligible individual, (2) prohibit eligibility standards from applying a waiti...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 3, 2014 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.