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H.R.1621 - Community Choice Act of 2007

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide individuals with disabilities and older Americans with equal access to community-based attendant services and supports, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Community Choice Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide individuals with disabilities and older Americans with equal access to community-based attendant services and supports, and for other purposes. as introduced.

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03/21/07
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Danny Davis

D-IL

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Official Summary

Community Choice Act of 2007 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to require state Medicaid plan coverage of community-based attendant services and supports for certain Medicaid-eligible individuals.Outlines requirements for: (1) an enhanced federal medical assista

Official Summary

Community Choice Act of 2007 - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to require state Medicaid plan coverage of community-based attendant services and supports for certain Medicaid-eligible individuals.Outlines requirements for:
(1) an enhanced federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for ongoing activities of early coverage states that enhance and promote the use of community-based attendant services and supports; and
(2) increased federal financial participation for certain expenditures incurred by the state for the provision of such services and supports. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to:
(1) award grants to eligible states which have established a Consumer Task Force to assist the state in its development of real choice systems change initiatives; and
(2) conduct a demonstration project for the purpose of evaluating service coordination and cost-sharing approaches with respect to the provision of community-based services and supports to dually eligible individuals.

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