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House Health Care Bill: Language Access Provisions

Friday, July 17, 2009

House Health Care Bill- Relevant Language Access Sections

Sec. 241. (p. 130 )- Availability Through health Insurance Exchange (See http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c111:1:./temp/~c111Tp9Lq5:e157442: )

Sec. 1151 (p.280) – Reducing Potentially Preventable Hospital Readmissions
$ can be used to pay for hiring translators and interpreters. (See http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c111:1:./temp/~c111Tp9Lq5:e347509: )

Sec. 1221 (p.401) – Study for how Medicare could pay for language services (See http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c111:1:./temp/~c111Tp9Lq5:e485846: )

Sec. 1222 (p. 405) – 3 year demo on paying for language services in Medicare (See http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c111:1:./temp/~c111Tp9Lq5:e485846:  )

Sec. 1223 (p. 415) – IOM Study on Impact of Language Services (See http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c111:1:./temp/~c111Tp9Lq5:e502984:)

Sec. 1723 (p. 783) – Extending CHIPRA enhanced match to all of Medicaid Recipients (See http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/F?c111:1:./temp/~c111Tp9Lq5:e925172:)

Complete Text of Bill, http://www.docstoc.com/docs/8471882/House-Health-Care-Bill-(July-15)

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