Senate Bill 4717
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Accelerating Kids’ Access to Care Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Sep 24, 2020
Overview
Text
Introduced
Sep 24, 2020
Latest Action
Sep 24, 2020
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
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Bill Number
4717
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
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Accelerating Kids' Access to Care Act

This bill establishes certain administrative requirements with respect to the Medicaid provider enrollment process. Specifically, the bill requires (1) state Medicaid programs to adopt a streamlined screening and enrollment process for eligible out-of-state pediatric providers, and (2) the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to establish a process for providers to enroll simultaneously in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Text (1)
September 24, 2020
Actions (2)
09/24/2020
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
09/24/2020
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Sep 25, 2020 4:27:11 AM
Updated
Dec 28, 2020 6:31:26 PM