42 U.S. Code § 1395b–4 - Health insurance information, counseling, and assistance grants
The Secretary of Health and Human Services (in this section referred to as the “Secretary”) shall make grants to States, with approved State regulatory programs under section 1395ss of this title, that submit applications to the Secretary that meet the requirements of this section for the purpose of providing information, counseling, and assistance relating to the procurement of adequate and appropriate health insurance coverage to individuals who are eligible to receive benefits under this subchapter (in this section referred to as “eligible individuals”). The Secretary shall prescribe regulations to establish a minimum level of funding for a grant issued under this section.
There are authorized to be appropriated, in equal parts from the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and from the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund, $10,000,000 for each of fiscal years 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996, to fund the grant programs described in this section.
 So in original. Probably should be preceded by “to”.
 So in original. Probably should be paragraph “(2)”.
The Older Americans Act, referred to in subsec. (d)(1)(C)(ii), probably means the Older Americans Act of 1965, which is Pub. L. 89–73, July 14, 1965, 79 Stat. 218, as amended, and is classified generally to chapter 35 (§ 3001 et seq.) of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 3001 of this title and Tables.
Section was enacted as part of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, and not as part of the Social Security Act which comprises this chapter.
1998—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 105–362 substituted “Beginning with 1992” for “Not later than 180 days after November 5, 1990”.
1994—Subsec. (b)(2)(A)(ii). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(1), inserted closing parenthesis after “of this title”.
Subsec. (b)(2)(D). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(2), substituted “counseling” for “services” before “described in subparagraph (A)”.
Subsec. (b)(2)(I). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(3), substituted “referrals” for “assistance”.
Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(4), struck out “and that such activities will continue to be maintained at such level” after “covered by such grant under this section”.
Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(5), substituted “eligible individuals residing in rural areas” for “to the rural areas”.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(6)(A), (B), in introductory provisions, substituted “this section” for “subsection (c) or (d) of this section” and “and annually thereafter during the period of the grant, issue a report” for “and annually thereafter, issue an annual report”.
Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(6)(C), struck out “State-wide” before “health insurance information”.
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 103–437, § 15(b)(1), in introductory provisions, substituted “and the Committee on Energy and Commerce” for “the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives, and the Select Committee on Aging”.
Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(8)(A), in subsec. (f), relating to authorization of appropriations for grants, substituted “1993, 1994, 1995, and 1996” for “and 1993”.
Subsec. (f)(2) to (5). Pub. L. 103–432, § 171(i)(7), in subsec. (f), relating to report to Congress, redesignated pars. (3) to (5) as (2) to (4), respectively, and struck out former par. (2) which read as follows: “summarizes the scope and content of training conferences convened under this section;”.
Committee on Energy and Commerce of House of Representatives treated as referring to Committee on Commerce of House of Representatives by section 1(a) of Pub. L. 104–14, set out as a note preceding section 21 of Title 2, The Congress. Committee on Commerce of House of Representatives changed to Committee on Energy and Commerce of House of Representatives, and jurisdiction over matters relating to securities and exchanges and insurance generally transferred to Committee on Financial Services of House of Representatives by House Resolution No. 5, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Jan. 3, 2001.
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