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H.R. 3072 (McMillan), H.R. 6818 (Nelsen)To enable the District of

Columbia to participate in the health and medical assistance benefits

made available by the Social Security Amendments of 1965-

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Staff memorandum.--

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District of Columbia plan for medical assistance under title XIX proposed
to be effectuated upon enactment of enabling legislation ---- 48–50, 121
Charts comparing District of Columbia proposed plan and plans
adopted in 26 States---

129
Foreword on the plan----

121
Memorandum submitting same to Commissioners_

121
Status of the plan.--

122
Outline summary of the plan.

123-126
Selected characteristics of the plan.

126-128
State plans for medical assistance approved to date:

Chart comparing State financial eligibility factors, estimated persons
eligible, cost, etc.--.

129
Chart showing assets exempt in State plans from financial eligibility
requirements, etc---

130
Fact sheets summarizing each State plan----

95–120

STATEMENTS

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Children's Convalescent Hospital, District of Columbia, Dr. Frederic F.
Burke, Medical Director..

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Children's Hospital of the District of Columbia, Dr. Donald W. Delaney,
Pediatrician-In-Chief

52

District of Columbia Dental Society, Dr. Flavins Galiber--

64

District of Columbia Government:

Duncan, Hon. John B., Commissioner.

8

Ferrer, Dr. Reinaldo A., Associate Director for Medical Care, Depart-

ment of Public Health---

16, 27

Grant, Dr. Murray, Director, Department of Public Health..

8, 16

Halstead, George, Executive Assistant.

16, 27

Kerr, Dr. Lorin E., chairman, District of Columbia Public Health

Advisory Council

27

Robinson, William A., assistant corporation counsel_

8

District of Columbia Health and Welfare Council, Dr. Robert H. Parrott-- 47

District of Columbia Pharmaceutical Association, John R. McHugh, Presi-

dent

62

District of Columbia Podiatry Society, Dr. Samuel Moskow-

64

District of Columbia Public Health Association, Leo Goodman..

79

Georgetown Children's House, statement of Mrs. Richard Mayfield, presi-

dent

62

Guild of Prescription Opticians of Washington, D.C., Alfred Teunis, presi-
dent

86
Hospital Council of the National Capital Area, William M. Bucher, execu-

tive director

League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia, Mrs. Anthony

Schwartz, president-

75

Medical Society of the District of Columbia, Dr. Darrell C. Crain.

42

Optometric Society of the District of Columbia, Dr. John Greenwood, past

president

76

Robert T. Freeman Dental Society, Inc., of the District of Columbia, Dr.
Garrett Ridgley--

62
Visiting Nurse Association, Mrs. Peter Soyster----

64

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MATERIAL SUBMITTED FOR THE RECORD

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Christ Child Society, Inc., of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Albert J. Headley, Page
president, letter dated March 29, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy-

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Citizens Concerns for Better Living :

Reeder, Helen E., director, letter to Chairman Dowdy--
White, Mrs. Christine, president, letter to Chairman Dowdy----

90
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind, J. Arthur Johnson, executive director
letter dated April 4, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy-

73
District of Columbia Association for Mental Health, Inc., Jonas V. Morris,

chairman, legislative committee, letter dated March 30, 1967, to Chair-
man Dowdy

70
District of Columbia Government:
Grant, Dr. Murray, Director, Department of Public Health :

Letter dated May 1, 1967, to clerk, summarizing proposed District
of Columbia plan under title XIX.

126
Memorandum dated December 16, 1966, to District of Columbia

Commissioners, transmitting proposed District of Columbia
plan

121
Ropshaw, F. E., Secretary, Board of Commissioners, letter dated May

4, 1967, advising of status of proposed District of Columbia plan_-- 122
Tobriner, Hon. Walter N., President, Board of Commissioners:

Letter dated March 10, 1967, to Chairman McMillan on H.R. 3972_
Letter dated March 29, 1967, to Chairman McMillan furnishing
information requested.

24
Letter dated May 27, 1966, to the Speaker.

14
District of Columbia Nurses' Association, William A. Lang, Executive
Director, letter dated April 27, 1967 to Chairman Dowdy---

131
District of Columbia Tuberculosis Association, Raymond M. Taylor, execu-
tive director, letter dated March 24, 1967, to Chairman McMillan.--

67
Florence Crittendon Home & Hospital, Inc., Mrs. Leora L. Conner, ACSW,
executive director, letter dated April 3, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy-.

74
Greater Washington Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, J. C. Turner, presi-
dent, letter dated April 18, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy-

93
Health Association of Wayne County, Inc., Mrs. Hazel L. Perrels, execu-

tive director, letter dated March 31, 1967, to Congressman Horton---- 91
Health Facilities Planning Council for Metropolitan Washington, D.C.,

William T. Hannan, letter dated March 23, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy-- 66
Help for Retarded Children, Inc., David Silberman, executive director,
letter dated March 30, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy-

71
Homemaker Service of the National Capital Area, Inc., Mrs. C. Worth

Sprunt, president, letter dated April 20, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy---- 93
Ionia R. Whipper Home, Inc., Mrs. Elizabeth M. Goodman, president,

board of directors, letter dated March 24, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy--- 68
Jewish Foundation for Retarded Children, Inc., Erwin Friedman, director,
letter dated April 5, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy---

92
McMillan, Hon. John L., chairman, House District Committee, letter dated
March 16, 1967, to Hon. Walter N. Tobriner---

23
New York State Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease Association, Inc.,

Robert D. Ragsdale, executive director, letter dated March 29, 1967, to
Congressman Horton

91
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Inc., Mrs. Donald
Hiss, president, letter dated March 29, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy--

70
Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington, Helen Curtis

Demary, executive director, letter dated April 3, 1967, to Chairman
Dowdy

71
Redd, Carol, Mrs., letter to Chairman Dowdy-

73
Rudger, Lenora, statement dated April 3, 1967-

73
Social Hygiene Society of Metropolitan Washington, William F. Benedict,

for the board of directors, letter dated March 30, 1967, to Congressman
Abernethy

91
Southwest Crusade for Better Welfare, Shirley Tinch, ways and means
chairman, letter dated April 3, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy--

72
Southwest Health Council, Mrs. Helen Walker, chairman, statement dated
April 4, 1967.-

72
Travis County (Tex.) Tuberculosis Association, Franklin W. Denius, Esq.,
letter dated March 29, 1967, to Chairman Dowdy----

69

MEDCAL CARE UNDER 1965 SOCIAL SECURITY

AMENDMENTS

TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 1967

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,

SUBCOMMITTEE No. 3 OF THE
COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,

Washington, D.C. The Subcommittee met, pursuant to notice, at 11:00 o'clock, a.m., in Room 1310, Longworth House Office Building, Honorable John Dowdy, presiding.

Present: Representatives Dowdy (Chairman), Abernethy, Horton, Zwach, Springer and Horton.

Also present: James T. Clark, Clerk; Hayden S. Garber, Counsel; Sara Watson, Assistant Counsel; Donald Tubridy, Min. Clerk; Leonard O. Hilder, Investigator.

Mr. Dowdy. We will take up the so-called Medicaid Bills, H.R. 3972 by Mr. McMillan and H.R. 6818 by Mr. Nelsen. These bills will be made a part of the record at this point, along with a staff memorandum thereon.

(H.R. 3972 and H.R. 6818 and the staff memorandum follow :) (H.R. 3972, 90th Cong., 1st sess., by Mr. McMillan on January 26, 1967, and

H.R. 6818, by Mr. Nelsen on March 8, 1967) A BILL To enable the District of Columbia to participate in the health and medical

assistance benefits made available by the Social Security Amendments of 1965, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Board of Commissioners of the District of Columbia is hereby authorized, within available appropriations and allotted funds, to take such action and to promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary to permit District of Columbia participation in, and to secure for the District of Columbia the health and medical assistance benefits made available by, titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act, as amended, notwithstanding any other provision of law establishing (1) a durational residency requirement, (2) a means test, (3) per diem or other periodic rates for the inpatient or outpatient care or treatment of the medically needy (by which term is meant those whose income and resources are insufficient to meet the cost of necessary medical services), or (4) the financial responsibility of relatives of the medically needy, for persons provided health and medical care and treatment by or at the expense of the District of Columbia.

MARCH 10, 1967.

STAFF MEMORANDUM ON H.R. 3972

FOREWORD (1) The Social Security amendments of 1965, approved July 30, 1965 (P.L. 89–97; 79 Stat. 286) opened the door to the States and to the District of Colum

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