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 3/20/17 - Rep. Bass Introduces Bill on Eligibility for Medicaid Incentive Payments

by MYRA TUGADE Targeted News Service

WASHINGTON, March 20 Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., has introduced legislation (H.R. 1604) to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act "to extend to physician assistants eligibility for Medicaid incentive payments for the adoption and use of certified electronic health records, whether or not such physician assistants practice at a rural health center or Federally qualified health center."

The bill was introduced on March 17. It was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

For more information about this legislation, contact Rep. Karen Bass in Washington at 2241 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515; 202/225-7084; or in the district office at 4929 Wilshire Blvd, Ste. 650, Los Angeles, CA 90010; 323/965-1422.

Myron Struck, editor, Targeted News Service, Springfield, Va., 703/304-1897;;

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