H.R.4684 - Veterans Medicare Reimbursement Demonstration Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] (Introduced 06/15/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Veterans' Affairs; Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/26/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4684 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Veterans Medicare Reimbursement Demonstration Act of 2000 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to authorize the Secretaries of Health and Human Services (HHS) and of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a demonstration project under which the HHS Secretary, acting under a coordinated care health plan model, shall reimburse the VA Secretary from the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund for Medicare health care services furnished to targeted Medicare-eligible veterans who volunteer for such project. Requires the demonstration project to be conducted at up to eight sites jointly designated by the Secretaries. Directs the VA Secretary to establish and operate coordinated care health plans to provide benefits to the targeted veterans enrolled in the project.
Introduced in House (06/15/2000)
Increases from 45 percent to 51 percent the amount that may be reduced, for cost reporting periods after FY 2000, from the amount of Medicare enrollee bad debt that is otherwise treated as allowable costs for purposes of determining the reasonable costs of Medicare-reimbursable outpatient hospital services furnished to Medicare enrollees.