Summary: H.R.1134 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1134. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/06/1995)

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Title I: Provisions Relating to Part A of the Medicare

Program

Title II: Provisions Relating to Part B of the Medicare

Program

Title III: Provisions Relating to Parts A and B of the

Medicare Program

Medicare Presidential Budget Savings Extension Act of 1995 - Title I: Provisions Relating to Part A of the Medicare Program - Amends part A (Hospital Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit updates on per diem cost limits on extended care services of skilled nursing facilities from taking into account any changes in routine service costs of such facilities occurring during cost reporting periods beginning during FY 1994 or 1995.

Bars any change made by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the amount of prospective payments to such facilities for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 1995, from taking into account changes in the costs of services occurring during cost reporting periods beginning in FY 1994 or 1995.

Title II: Provisions Relating to Part B of the Medicare Program - Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to permanently set the monthly premium under the Supplementary Medical Insurance program at 50 percent of the monthly actuarial rate for enrollees age 65 and over.

Title III: Provisions Relating to Parts A and B of the Medicare Program - Makes permanent specified Medicare secondary payer provisions currently scheduled to expire in FY 1998, including those with respect to disabled individuals in large group health plans and individuals with end-stage renal disease.

Prohibits the Secretary, in establishing cost limits on home health services, from taking into account any changes in the costs of home health agency services with respect to cost reporting periods which began between July 1, 1994, and July 1, 1996.