S.2255: Supporting Positive Outcomes After Release Act

Overview

The Supporting Positive Outcomes After Release Act (S. 2255) would suspend, rather than terminate, and individual’s eligibility for medical assistance under the State Medicaid Plan while the person is an inmate of a public institution. This would apply to inmates of any age, as opposed to only juveniles. The legislation would be retroactive.

The House companion bill is H.R. 3053.

Our Stance

Support

Priority

Medium

Bill Number

S.2255

Date Introduced

July 24, 2019

Committee

Senate Finance Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled

Co Sponsors