specified territory

(9) Annual report (A) In general Not later than the date that is 30 days after the end of each fiscal year (beginning with fiscal year 2020 and ending with fiscal year 2021), in the case that a specified territory receives a Medicaid cap increase, or an increase in the Federal medical assistance percentage for such territory under section 1396d(ff) of this title , for such fiscal year, such territory shall submit to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives and the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Finance of the Senate a report, employing the most up-to-date information available, that describes how such territory has used such Medicaid cap increase, or such increase in the Federal medical assistance percentage, as applicable, to increase access to health care under the State Medicaid plan of such territory under subchapter XIX (or a waiver of such plan). Such report may include— (i) the extent to which such territory has, with respect to such plan (or waiver)— (I) increased payments to health care providers; (II) increased covered benefits; (III) expanded health care provider networks; or (IV) improved in any other manner the carrying out of such plan (or waiver); and (ii) any other information as determined necessary by such territory. (B) Definitions In this paragraph: (i) Medicaid cap increase The term “Medicaid cap increase” means, with respect to a specified territory and fiscal year, any increase in the amounts otherwise determined under this subsection for such territory for such fiscal year by reason of the amendments made by section 202 of division N of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. (ii) Specified territory The term “specified territory” means Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.


42 USC § 1308(g)(9)

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