Summary: H.R.1769 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/21/1993)

Rural Hospital Payment Equity Act of 1993 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the application of a hospital to change its geographic classification for purposes of determining its average standardized amount or the area wage index applicable to it. Requires the Medicare Geographic Classification Review Board to find the hospital's wages to be comparable to the wages of hospitals in the relevant geographic area if the hospital's average hourly wage is at least 85 percent of the average hourly wage of hospitals paid in such area.