H.R.1804 - Patient Safety Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-26] (Introduced 05/10/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||05/22/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1804 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Patient Safety Act of 2001 - Requires providers under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, as a condition for continued participation in the Medicare program, to make publicly available certain minimum information specified by the Secretary of Health and Human Services regarding nurse staffing and patient outcomes.
Introduced in House (05/10/2001)
Requires the following to be made public along with its source and currency status: (1) data regarding complaints filed with the State agency with oversight over health care services, the Health Care Financing Administration, or a provider accrediting agency; (2) compliance with the standards deemed to demonstrate compliance with conditions of Medicare participation; and (3) data regarding investigations and findings as a result of those complaints and the findings of scheduled inspection visits.