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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013

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Title

Ensuring Continuous Medicaid Coverage for Children Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to require 12-month continuous coverage for children under Medicaid.

Summary

Ensuring Continuous Medicaid Coverage for Children Act of 2013 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to change from discretionary to mandatory the authority of state Medicaid plans to provide for 12-month continuous coverage of children. Specifies situations wherein a state Medicaid plan's failure to meet this requirement shall not be regarded as a failure to comply with Medicaid requirements generally.

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