2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 7 - Social Security
Subchapter XI - General Provisions, Peer Review, and Administrative Simplification
Part A - General Provisions
Sec. 1312 - Medical care guides and reports for public assistance and medical assistance

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 1312 (2016)
Section Name

§1312. Medical care guides and reports for public assistance and medical assistance

Section Text

In order to assist the States to extend the scope and content, and improve the quality, of medical care and medical services for which payments are made to or on behalf of needy and low-income individuals under this chapter and in order to promote better public understanding about medical care and medical assistance for needy and low-income individuals, the Secretary shall develop and revise from time to time guides or recommended standards as to the level, content, and quality of medical care and medical services for the use of the States in evaluating and improving their public assistance medical care programs and their programs of medical assistance; shall secure periodic reports from the States on items included in, and the quantity of, medical care and medical services for which expenditures under such programs are made; and shall from time to time publish data secured from these reports and other information necessary to carry out the purposes of this section.

Source Credit

(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XI, §1112, as added Pub. L. 86–778, title VII, §705, Sept. 13, 1960, 74 Stat. 995; amended Pub. L. 89–97, title IV, §408(c), July 30, 1965, 79 Stat. 422.)

Editorial Notes

AMENDMENTS

1965—Pub. L. 89–97 struck out "for the aged" after "medical assistance".

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 7 - SOCIAL SECURITY
SUBCHAPTER XI - GENERAL PROVISIONS, PEER REVIEW, AND ADMINISTRATIVE SIMPLIFICATION
Part A - General Provisions
Sec. 1312 - Medical care guides and reports for public assistance and medical assistance
Contains section 1312
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 74 Stat. 995
79 Stat. 422
Public Law References Public Law 86-778, Public Law 89-97
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