Text: H.R.1838 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)

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[Congressional Bills 113th Congress]
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[H.R. 1838 Introduced in House (IH)]

113th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 1838

  To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicaid 
primary care payment rate to additional physician providers of primary 
                             care services.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                              May 6, 2013

Mr. Stivers (for himself and Mr. Moran) introduced the following bill; 
       which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
  To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to apply the Medicaid 
primary care payment rate to additional physician providers of primary 
                             care services.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Enhanced Access to Medicaid Services 
Act of 2013''.

SEC. 2. PRIMARY CARE PAYMENT RATE FOR ADDITIONAL PHYSICIAN PROVIDERS OF 
              PRIMARY CARE SERVICES.

    (a) In General.--Section 1902(a)(13)(C) of the Social Security Act 
(42 U.S.C. 1396a(a)(13)(C)) is amended by striking ``or pediatric'' and 
inserting ``neurology, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, or 
pediatric''.
    (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall 
take effect on the date of enactment of this Act and shall apply to 
medical assistance for primary care services provided on or after that 
date.
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