H.R.797: To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the matching requirement for a territory to use specially allocated Federal funds for Medicare covered part D drugs for low-income individuals.

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This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to establish a Federal Medical Assistance Percentage of 100% with respect to a U.S. territory's use of specified federal funds to provide covered drugs to low-income individuals who are eligible for the Medicare prescription drug benefit.

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
Feb. 3, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Feb. 1, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Feb. 1, 2017
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