Summary: H.R.2953 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.2953. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (09/25/2001)

Medicare Coordinated Community Care Act of 2001 - Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to make the social health maintenance organizations (SHMOS) a permanent option under the Medicare+Choice program as coordinated community care plans which offer benefits for certain chronic illness care, home and community-based, supplemental non-acute institutional, and end-of-life and palliative care services.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a National Advisory Committee on Social HMO Replication to assist Medicare+Choice plans, health care providers, and other appropriate organizations in the design, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of coordinated community care plans under this Act.