H.R.4949 - Nursing Home Quality Protection Act106th Congress (1999-2000)
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Introduced in House (07/25/2000)
Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to provide for: (1) increased sanctions (including refunds and withholding of Federal funds) for substandard care furnished in nursing homes; (2) reinstitution of the Boren Amendment payment methodology repealed in 1997; (3) a Nursing Facility Quality Improvement Account for deposit of all substandard care refunds and withheld amounts; (4) grants to States for improvement of the quality of care; and (5) increased public disclosure of information regarding nursing homes, including availability on the Internet.