An amendment to the Social Security Act to provide 100 percent reimbursement for medical assistance provided to a Native Hawaiian through a Federally-qualified health center or a Native Hawaiian health care system.
Cited as the Native Hawaiian Medicaid Coverage Act of 2009
Democratic Senator Daniel K. Inouye of Hawaii, born in 1924, has been in the Senate since 1963.
100 PERCENT FMAP FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED TO A NATIVE NATIVE HAWAIIAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEM UNDER THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
(a) Medicaid.–The third sentence of section 1905(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396d(b)) is amended by inserting “, and with respect to medical assistance provided to a Native Hawaiian (as defined in section 12 of the Native Hawaiian Health Care Improvement Act) through a Federally-qualified health center or a Native Hawaiian health care system (as so defined) whether directly, by referral, or under ontract or other arrangement between a Federally-qualified health center or a Native Hawaiian health care system and another health care provider” before the period.
(b) Effective Date.–The amendment made by this section applies to medical assistance provided on or after the date of enactment of this Act.
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