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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Medicare Physician Regulatory Relief Amendments of 1991

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide relief to physicians with respect to excessive regulations under the medicare program.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
06/19/1991Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date All Actions
07/09/1991Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
06/24/1991Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
06/19/1991Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/19/1991Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
06/19/1991Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (169)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bliley, Tom [R-VA-3]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Fazio, Vic [D-CA-4]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Thomas, Craig [R-WY-At Large]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Allard, Wayne [R-CO-4]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Ray, Richard B. [D-GA-3]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Darden, George (Buddy) [D-GA-7]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Jones, Ben [D-GA-4]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Jenkins, Edgar L. [D-GA-9]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Thomas, Lindsay [D-GA-1]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Moorhead, Carlos J. [R-CA-22]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [D-TX-4]* 06/19/1991
Rep. Wylie, Chalmers P. [R-OH-15] 07/18/1991
Rep. Horton, Frank J. [R-NY-29] 07/18/1991
Rep. Marlenee, Ron [R-MT-2] 07/18/1991
Rep. Harris, Claude [D-AL-7] 07/18/1991
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-7] 07/18/1991
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 07/18/1991
Rep. Stump, Bob [R-AZ-3] 07/18/1991
Rep. Roberts, Pat [R-KS-1] 07/18/1991
Rep. Bruce, Terry L. [D-IL-19] 07/18/1991
Rep. Wilson, Charles [D-TX-2] 07/18/1991
Rep. Livingston, Bob [R-LA-1] 07/18/1991
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-30] 07/18/1991
Rep. Hammerschmidt, John P. [R-AR-3] 07/18/1991
Rep. McGrath, Raymond J. [R-NY-5] 07/18/1991
Rep. Jacobs, Andrew, Jr. [D-IN-10] 07/18/1991
Rep. Roukema, Marge [R-NJ-5] 07/18/1991
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 07/18/1991
Rep. Combest, Larry [R-TX-19] 07/18/1991
Rep. Mfume, Kweisi [D-MD-7] 07/18/1991
Rep. Ireland, Andrew P. [R-FL-10] 07/18/1991
Rep. Zimmer, Dick [R-NJ-12] 07/18/1991
Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16] 07/18/1991
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-3] 07/18/1991
Rep. McCandless, Alfred A. (Al) [R-CA-37] 07/18/1991
Rep. Hatcher, Charles [D-GA-2] 07/18/1991
Rep. Hefner, W. G. (Bill) [D-NC-8] 07/18/1991
Rep. Barnard, Doug, Jr. [D-GA-10] 07/18/1991
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 07/18/1991
Rep. Weber, Vin [R-MN-2] 07/18/1991
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4] 07/18/1991
Rep. Olin, James R. [D-VA-6] 07/18/1991
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5] 07/18/1991
Rep. Lancaster, H. Martin [D-NC-3] 07/18/1991
Rep. Gunderson, Steve [R-WI-3] 07/18/1991
Rep. Vander Jagt, Guy [R-MI-9] 07/18/1991
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy [D-CA-5] 07/18/1991
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 07/18/1991
Rep. Wheat, Alan [D-MO-5] 07/18/1991
Rep. McEwen, Bob [R-OH-6] 07/18/1991
Rep. Johnson, Tim [D-SD-At Large] 07/18/1991
Rep. Pickett, Owen B. [D-VA-2] 07/18/1991
Rep. Bacchus, Jim [D-FL-11] 07/18/1991
Rep. Boucher, Rick [D-VA-9] 07/18/1991
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 07/18/1991
Rep. McCurdy, Dave [D-OK-4] 07/18/1991
Rep. Lagomarsino, Robert J. [R-CA-19] 07/18/1991
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 07/18/1991
Rep. Hutto, Earl [D-FL-1] 07/18/1991
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 07/18/1991
Rep. Coleman, Ronald D. [D-TX-16] 08/02/1991
Rep. Sangmeister, George E. [D-IL-4] 08/02/1991
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 08/02/1991
Rep. Johnston, Harry [D-FL-14] 08/02/1991
Rep. Parker, Mike [D-MS-4] 08/02/1991
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] 08/02/1991
Rep. Williams, Pat [D-MT-1] 08/02/1991
Rep. Fields, Jack [R-TX-8] 08/02/1991
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-7] 08/02/1991
Rep. Lightfoot, Jim [R-IA-5] 08/02/1991
Rep. Smith, Robert [R-OR-2] 08/02/1991
Rep. Goss, Porter J. [R-FL-13] 08/02/1991
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 08/02/1991
Rep. Goodling, William F. [R-PA-19] 08/02/1991
Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10] 08/02/1991
Rep. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ-9] 08/02/1991
Rep. Horn, Joan Kelly [D-MO-2] 08/02/1991
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-30] 09/12/1991
Rep. Davis, Robert W. [R-MI-11] 09/12/1991
Rep. Carper, Thomas R. [D-DE-At Large] 09/12/1991
Rep. Unsoeld, Jolene [D-WA-3] 09/12/1991
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [D-LA-3] 10/01/1991
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 10/01/1991
Rep. Quillen, James H. (Jimmy) [R-TN-1] 10/01/1991
Rep. Erdreich, Ben [D-AL-6] 10/01/1991
Rep. Hancock, Mel [R-MO-7] 10/01/1991
Rep. Lewis, Thomas F. [R-FL-12] 10/01/1991
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-4] 10/01/1991
Rep. Sundquist, Don [R-TN-7] 10/01/1991
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-18] 10/01/1991
Rep. Bentley, Helen Delich [R-MD-2] 10/01/1991
Rep. Mazzoli, Romano L. [D-KY-3] 10/01/1991
Rep. Payne, Lewis F., Jr. [D-VA-5] 10/01/1991
Rep. AuCoin, Les [D-OR-1] 10/01/1991
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4] 10/01/1991
Rep. Brown, George E., Jr. [D-CA-36] 10/01/1991
Rep. Sarpalius, Bill [D-TX-13] 10/01/1991
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 10/01/1991
Rep. Lloyd, Marilyn [D-TN-3] 10/01/1991
Rep. Byron, Beverly B. [D-MD-6] 10/01/1991
Rep. Traxler, Bob [D-MI-8] 10/23/1991
Rep. Kopetski, Mike [D-OR-5] 10/23/1991
Rep. Volkmer, Harold L. [D-MO-9] 10/23/1991
Rep. Ravenel, Arthur, Jr. [R-SC-1] 10/23/1991
Rep. Luken, Charles [D-OH-1] 10/23/1991
Rep. Yatron, Gus [D-PA-6] 10/23/1991
Rep. Dreier, David [R-CA-33] 10/23/1991
Rep. Feighan, Edward F. [D-OH-19] 10/23/1991
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-42] 10/23/1991
Rep. James, Craig T. [R-FL-4] 10/23/1991
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 10/23/1991
Rep. Zeliff, William H., Jr. [R-NH-1] 10/23/1991
Rep. Montgomery, G. V. (Sonny) [D-MS-3] 10/23/1991
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] 10/23/1991
Rep. Klug, Scott L. [R-WI-2] 10/23/1991
Rep. Tallon, Robert M. (Robin) [D-SC-6] 10/23/1991
Rep. Machtley, Ronald K. [R-RI-1] 10/23/1991
Rep. LaRocco, Larry [D-ID-1] 10/23/1991
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] 10/23/1991
Rep. Schaefer, Dan [R-CO-6] 10/23/1991
Rep. Roe, Robert A. [D-NJ-8] 11/14/1991
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 11/14/1991
Rep. Coughlin, Lawrence [R-PA-13] 11/14/1991
Rep. Emerson, Bill [R-MO-8] 11/14/1991
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 11/14/1991
Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] 11/14/1991
Rep. DeLay, Tom [R-TX-22] 11/14/1991
Rep. Skaggs, David E. [D-CO-2] 11/14/1991
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9] 11/14/1991
Rep. Stallings, Richard H. [D-ID-2] 11/14/1991
Rep. McMillen, Thomas [D-MD-4] 11/14/1991
Rep. Jones, Walter B. [D-NC-1] 11/23/1991
Rep. Swett, Dick [D-NH-2] 11/23/1991
Rep. Young, C. W. Bill [R-FL-8] 11/27/1991
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5] 02/26/1992
Rep. Bennett, Charles E. [D-FL-3] 02/26/1992
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 02/26/1992
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 02/26/1992
Rep. Lehman, William [D-FL-17] 03/20/1992
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] 03/20/1992
Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-5] 03/20/1992
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-20] 03/20/1992
Rep. Brewster, Bill K. [D-OK-3] 03/20/1992
Rep. McCloskey, Frank [D-IN-8] 03/20/1992
Rep. Peterson, Douglas (Pete) [D-FL-2] 04/09/1992
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 04/09/1992
Rep. English, Glenn [D-OK-6] 04/09/1992
Rep. Chapman, Jim [D-TX-1] 04/09/1992
Rep. Fish, Hamilton, Jr. [R-NY-21] 04/09/1992
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-13] 05/13/1992
Rep. Fascell, Dante B. [D-FL-19] 05/13/1992
Rep. Mineta, Norman Y. [D-CA-13] 05/13/1992
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6] 05/13/1992
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-21] 05/13/1992
Rep. Huckaby, Thomas J. (Jerry) [D-LA-5] 05/13/1992
Rep. Morrison, Sid [R-WA-4] 06/11/1992
Rep. Dornan, Robert K. [R-CA-38] 06/11/1992
Rep. Cox, Christopher [R-CA-40] 06/11/1992
Rep. Holloway, Clyde [R-LA-8] 06/11/1992
Rep. Ballenger, Cass [R-NC-10] 06/11/1992
Rep. Richardson, Bill [D-NM-3] 07/08/1992
Rep. Gibbons, Sam [D-FL-7] 07/08/1992
Rep. Ramstad, Jim [R-MN-3] 07/08/1992
Rep. Geren, Pete [D-TX-12] 07/08/1992
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-28] 09/24/1992
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-27] 09/24/1992
Rep. Kyl, Jon [R-AZ-4] 09/24/1992
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 10/02/1992

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce06/19/1991 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment07/09/1991 Referred to
House Ways and Means06/19/1991 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health06/24/1991 Referred to

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Introduced in House (06/19/1991)

Medicare Physician Regulatory Relief Amendments of 1991 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) prohibit the denial of physician claims because of patient failure to complete Medicare secondary payer questionnaires; (2) prohibit carriers from using extrapolation to recover the amounts they reimbursed physicians for claims for which Medicare disallows payment, if the physician requests that each such claim be individually identified; (3) prohibit the imposition of specified user fees on physicians; (4) require consideration of physician comments in annual carrier performance reviews; (5) allow individuals (including physicians) to file administrative appeals when they have suffered damages as a result of the failure of a carrier to carry out Medicare policies; and (6) require review of medical necessity denials by physicians in the same medical specialty as the physician providing the service.

Amends the Medicare and Medicaid (title XIX of the Social Security Act) programs to permit the reimbursement of a patient's regular physician for services provided by another physician who covers for the regular physician under contractual arrangements.

Amends title XI of the Social Security Act to repeal the peer review requirement for certain surgical procedures.