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Short Titles as Introduced

Home Health Refinement Amendments of 2000

Official Titles

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to payments made under the prospective payment system for home health services furnished under the Medicare Program.

Actions Overview (1)

09/13/2000Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

10/19/2000Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment.
Action By: Committee on Commerce
09/20/2000Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7900)
Action By: House of Representatives
09/13/2000Referred to House Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
09/13/2000Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
09/13/2000Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
09/13/2000Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (59)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Jefferson, William J. [D-LA-2]* 09/13/2000
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21]* 09/13/2000
Rep. McIntosh, David M. [R-IN-2]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Weygand, Robert A. [D-RI-2]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT-At Large]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Cook, Merrill [R-UT-2]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Moakley, John Joseph [D-MA-9]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [I-VA-5]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Dickey, Jay [R-AR-4]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Ney, Robert W. [R-OH-18]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Romero-Barcelo, Carlos A. [D-PR-At Large]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Baldacci, John Elias [D-ME-2]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Goodling, William F. [R-PA-19]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1]* 09/13/2000
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 09/14/2000
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9] 09/14/2000
Rep. Sandlin, Max [D-TX-1] 09/14/2000
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21] 09/14/2000
Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] 09/14/2000
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2] 09/14/2000
Rep. Phelps, David D. [D-IL-19] 09/14/2000
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] 09/20/2000
Rep. Coyne, William J. [D-PA-14] 09/20/2000
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 09/20/2000
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 09/26/2000
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] 09/26/2000
Rep. Souder, Mark E. [R-IN-4] 09/26/2000
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3] 09/26/2000
Rep. Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [R-WA-5] 09/26/2000
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3] 09/26/2000
Rep. Minge, David [D-MN-2] 09/26/2000
Rep. Maloney, James H. [D-CT-5] 09/26/2000
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8] 10/02/2000
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10] 10/02/2000
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] 10/02/2000
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-1] 10/02/2000
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-10] 10/02/2000
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 10/02/2000
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 10/06/2000
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 10/06/2000
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 10/06/2000
Rep. Christensen, Donna MC [D-VI-At Large] 10/25/2000

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means09/13/2000 Referred to
House Commerce09/13/2000 Referred to
House Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment10/19/2000 Referred to

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Introduced in House (09/13/2000)

Home Health Refinement Amendments of 2000 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) eliminate the 15 percent reduction in payment rates under the Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) for home health services; (2) provide for additional payments for outliers; (3) provide for additional payments under the PPS for home health services furnished in a rural area; (4) provide for exclusion of nonroutine medical supplies under the PPS for home health services; and (5) set forth a rule of construction relating to telehomehealth services.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to report to Congress on the feasibility and advisability of including home health services furnished by telecommunications systems as a home health service.