U.S. House passes bill, includes Guam Medicaid funds
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.4 trillion spending bill that is headed to the U.S. Senate; it may be signed into law by President Donald J. Trump, according to a Dec. 18 release.
The bill contains a provision that increases Medicaid funding to Guam — $127 million annually — until September 2021. The provision also increases Guam’s Federal Medical Assistance Percentage to 83%.
Michael F.Q. San Nicolas, Guam’s delegate to Congress, said the funds are much needed for Guam. H . . .