H.R.2953 - Medicare Coordinated Community Care Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Horn, Stephen [R-CA-38] (Introduced 09/25/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||04/23/2002 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2953 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.
Introduced in House (09/25/2001)
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.