Summary: H.R.5622 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.5622. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (11/02/2000)

Medicare Program Infrastructure Investment Act of 2000 - Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a Health Care Infrastructure Advisory Commission to: (1) develop a strategy to create an advanced informational infrastructure for the administration of the Medicare program under parts A (Hospital Insurance) and B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSA); and (2) submit to Congress a strategic plan to implement it, as well as progress reports.

Amends SSA title XI to provide that if the HHS Secretary adopts a batch standard for a transaction involving a health care provider to enable health information to be exchanged electronically, the Secretary shall also adopt an interactive standard compatible with the batch standard so that the provider may immediately complete the transaction at the point of service.