Summary: H.R.5614 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5614. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/01/2000)

Seniors' Health Care Restoration Act of 2000 - Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with regard to: (1) increased payment for areas with two or fewer Medicare+Choice contracts; and (2) an increase in the minimum percentage update.

Outlines provisions for a transition to revised Medicare+Choice payment rates.

Directs the Secretary to provide for coverage of outpatient prescription drugs for eligible Medicare beneficiaries.

Establishes in the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund the Emergency Reserve Outpatient Prescription Drug Account for payment for such coverage. Provides for the crediting of funds to such Account.