H.R.259: To prevent the territories of the United States from losing current Medicaid funding.

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced Jan. 4, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Jan. 4, 2017

Bill Cosponsors

2 (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

This bill amends the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to annually allocate, to each U.S. territory, at least as much Medicaid funding for primary care services as was allocated to the territory in 2017.

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.259.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 4, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Jan. 4, 2017
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