H.R. 6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
1Version 2Lowey (NY)DemocratMANAGER’S AMENDMENT Revised Clarifies that the funds provided under section 105 of Division G can be used for COVID-19 diagnostic tests and related administration or service costs (as defined under section 101). Claims reimbursed under this section would be limited to those for uninsured individuals not eligible for other COVID-19 testing and services assistance included in the bill. Clarifies that Medicaid payment for the new eligibility category for the uninsured under section 104 of Division G is limited to COVID-19 testing and testing-related services. Makes a technical amendment to clarify that the increase to the federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) specified in section 104 of Division G is applicable notwithstanding the first sentence of the subsection. Clarifies that SSA should use dedicated phone lines for emergency paid leave applications, separate from those used for the regular Social Security program. Clarifies that that the emergency waiver of federal rules applies to four specific kinds of rules: work search, waiting periods, “good cause” to leave employment, and employer experience rating. Removes findings from the Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2020. Clarifies definition of a “qualifying need related to a public health emergency.” Makes technical and conforming changes.Submitted