H.R.632 - Safe Seniors Assurance Study Act of 1999106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15] (Introduced 02/09/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/11/1999 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and Environment, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.632 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/1999)
Safe Seniors Assurance Study Act of 1999 - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct a study for a report to Congress on the mortality and adverse outcomes rates of Medicare (title XVIII of the Social Security Act (SSA)) patients by providers of anesthesia services (service providers).
Provides that if the HHS Secretary determines that lack of physician supervision of service providers results in an adverse impact on outcome rates of Medicare patients, then such providers under Medicare or Medicaid (SSA title XIX) shall be supervised by a physician in the same manner as they are supervised under HHS regulations in effect on January 1, 1999.