H.R.5348 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit the application of the one-year lag in the intern and resident-to-bed ration and the rolling average for the number of residents for which payments to hospitals are made under the Medicare Program for the indirect costs of graduate medical education to residents in the fields of allopathic and osteopathic medicine.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] (Introduced 09/29/2000)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Commerce|
|Latest Action:||10/20/2000 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5348 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to limit to residents in allopathic and osteopathic medicine the application of the freeze in the intern and resident-to-bed ratio and the rolling average for the number of residents for which Medicare payments are made to hospitals for the indirect costs of graduate medical education.
Introduced in House (09/29/2000)
Makes this Act effective as if included in the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-33).