House Bill 5443
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Isaiah Baker and Margie Harris-Austin Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in House on Dec 16, 2019
Overview
Text
Introduced
Dec 16, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 17, 2019
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
5443
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Pennsylvania
Minnesota
Minnesota
New York
Pennsylvania
No House votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Isaiah Baker and Margie Harris-Austin Act

This bill allows state Medicaid programs to cover certain home- and community-based services, self-directed personal assistance services, and home- and community-based attendant services that are provided in acute care hospitals. The bill specifies, among other criteria, that such services may not be duplicative of, or serve as a substitute for, necessary or obligatory hospital services.

Text (1)
December 16, 2019
Actions (3)
12/17/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
12/16/2019
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
12/16/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Created
Dec 17, 2019 8:27:11 AM
Updated
Jul 13, 2020 6:41:04 PM