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MEDICAID BILL

Amata and  Rep. Darren Soto
Washington, D.C. — Legislation directing Medicaid funding to American Samoa for the next eight years was introduced this week. Congresswoman Amata is an original cosponsor of this key bill, which locks in the nation’s best non-emergency federal matching rate, known as FMAP, at 83 percent for the...
Congresswoman Amata with the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Seema Verma.
Washington, D.C. —  Congresswoman Aumua Amata is hailing a breakthrough Medicaid agreement that would provide major increases and years of stability for American Samoa’s Medicaid services. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) have announced an...