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Introduced in Senate (07/26/2000)

Medicare Geographic Fair Payment Act of 2000 - Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to increase the annual minimum Medicare+Choice capitation rates for 2001: (1) to $525 for any area in any Metropolitan Statistical Area with a population over 250,000; and (2) to $475 for any area outside such an area.

Amends SSA title XVIII with regard to payment to hospitals for inpatient hospital services to require (except in the case of hospitals in Puerto Rico) that the actual proportion of a hospital's costs attributable to wages and wage-related costs be wage-adjusted based on the most recent available data.