42 USC Sec. 1396 01/08/2008
TITLE 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 7 - SOCIAL SECURITY
SUBCHAPTER XIX - GRANTS TO STATES FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
Sec. 1396. Appropriations
For the purpose of enabling each State, as far as practicable
under the conditions in such State, to furnish (1) medical
assistance on behalf of families with dependent children and of
aged, blind, or disabled individuals, whose income and resources
are insufficient to meet the costs of necessary medical services,
and (2) rehabilitation and other services to help such families and
individuals attain or retain capability for independence or self-
care, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for each
fiscal year a sum sufficient to carry out the purposes of this
subchapter. The sums made available under this section shall be
used for making payments to States which have submitted, and had
approved by the Secretary, State plans for medical assistance.
(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title XIX, Sec. 1901, as added Pub. L. 89-
97, title I, Sec. 121(a), July 30, 1965, 79 Stat. 343; amended
Pub. L. 93-233, Sec. 13(a)(1), Dec. 31, 1973, 87 Stat. 960; Pub. L.
98-369, div. B, title VI, Sec. 2663(j)(3)(C), July 18, 1984, 98
1984 - Pub. L. 98-369 struck out "Health, Education, and Welfare"
1973 - Pub. L. 93-233 substituted "disabled individuals" for
"permanently and totally disabled individuals" in cl. (1).
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1984 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 98-369 effective July 18, 1984, but not to
be construed as changing or affecting any right, liability, status,
or interpretation which existed (under the provisions of law
involved) before that date, see section 2664(b) of Pub. L. 98-369,
set out as a note under section 401 of this title.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1973 AMENDMENT
Amendment by Pub. L. 93-233 effective with respect to payments
under section 1396b of this title for calendar quarters commencing
after Dec. 31, 1973, see section 13(d) of Pub. L. 93-233, set out
as a note under section 1396a of this title.