Summary: H.R.2246 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2246. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (06/16/1999)

Medicare Home Health Care Relief Act of 1999 - Amends the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 to provide that the Secretary of Health and Human Services may only require the submission of additional home health agency information that the Secretary considers necessary for the development of a reliable case mix system for the slated prospective payment system (PPS) for home health services under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act.

Directs the Secretary to report to Congress on data collected from home health agency patients that includes, among other things, a determination of whether the integrity of data collected pursuant to the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) is affected by the personal nature of the questions posed by reason of such set.