H.R.1928 - Medicare Critical Need GME Protection Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
||Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] (Introduced 05/21/2001)
||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce
||06/01/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Chairman. (All Actions)
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Introduced in House (05/21/2001)
Medicare Critical Need GME Protection Act of 2001 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for full payment to hospitals for costs of direct graduate medical education of residents for training in what the Secretary of Health and Human Services designates as a critical need specialty or subspecialty training program. States that such training shall be treated as part of the initial residency period, but shall not be counted against any limitation on the initial residency period.