S.2937 - Medicare Geographic Fair Payment Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Domenici, Pete V. [R-NM] (Introduced 07/26/2000)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||07/26/2000 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
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Summary: S.2937 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in Senate (07/26/2000)
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.