H.R.2628 - Medicare Home Health Services Equity Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Watts, J. C., Jr. [R-OK-4] (Introduced 07/27/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/27/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2628 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Medicare Home Health Services Equity Act of 1999 - Revises the home health interim payment system under the Medicare program (title XVIII of the Social Security Act (SSA)) and makes such revisions effective as if included in the original enacting legislation, the Balanced Budget Act of 1997.
Introduced in House (07/27/1999)
Amends SSA title XVIII, as amended by the Tax and Trade Relief Extension Act of 1998, to: (1) deny recoupment of reasonable costs to a home health agency in excess of the applicable per beneficiary limitation; (2) eliminate the automatic 15 percent reduction in payment limits; and (3) revise per visit limits.