US HB1682 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 49-7)
Status: Introduced on March 12 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-12 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2019 This bill deems an individual receiving outpatient observation services in a hospital as an inpatient for purposes of satisfying the three-day inpatient hospital-stay requirement with respect to Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility services.

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Title

Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2019

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-03-12HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-03-12HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-12HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-12HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB753 (Related) 2019-03-12 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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