111th Congress 1st Session H.R.2708: Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2009 June 4th, 2009

Authors: United States House of Representatives
Publication Year: 2009
Last Updated: 2015-12-22 11:36:27
Journal: United States Congressional Library
Keywords: H.R.2708, Indian Health Care Improvement Act, Amendments, 2009, House of Representatives, House, Representative

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The Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2009


Sec. 101. Indian Health Care Improvement Act amended.
Sec. 102. Soboba sanitation facilities.
Sec. 103. Native American Health and Wellness Foundation.
Sec. 104. GAO study and report on payments for contract health services.

Sec. 201. Expansion of payments under Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP for all covered services furnished by Indian Health Programs.
Sec. 202. Increased outreach to Indians under Medicaid and SCHIP and improved cooperation in the provision of items and services to Indians under Social Security Act health benefit programs.
Sec. 203. Additional provisions to increase outreach to, and enrollment of, Indians in SCHIP and Medicaid.
Sec. 204. Nondiscrimination in qualifications for payment for services under Federal health care programs.
Sec. 205. Solicitation of proposals for safe harbors under the Social Security Act for facilities of Indian Health Programs and urban Indian organizations.
Sec. 206. Annual report on Indians served by Social Security Act health benefit programs.
Sec. 207. Development of recommendations to improve interstate coordination of Medicaid and SCHIP coverage of Indian children and other children

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