110-H.R.2357

To amend the Social Security Act to guarantee comprehensive health care coverage for all children born after 2008.

5/17/2007--Introduced.

MediKids Health Insurance Act of 2007 - Amends the Social Security Act to add a new title XXII (Medikids Program), which creates a program to guarantee comprehensive health care coverage, including prescription drugs for all children meeting specified age requirements.

Creates the MediKids Trust Fund.

Expands the membership of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to 19.

Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) impose a MediKids premium for the taxable year, with an exemption for very low-income taxpayers; and (2) create a refundable tax credit providing a catastrophic limit on MediKids cost-sharing expenses.

Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to propose a gradual schedule of progressive tax changes to fund the Medikids program, as the number of enrollees grows in the out-years.

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