H.R.3109 - Medicare Ambulance Payment Reform Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Houghton, Amo [R-NY-31] (Introduced 10/12/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||10/31/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.3109 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Medicare Ambulance Payment Reform Act of 2001 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to revise requirements for payment for ambulance services concerning: (1) the establishment of a fee schedule; and (2) the coding system specifying the medical condition of the individual transported by an ambulance and the appropriate level of transportation service.
Introduced in House (10/12/2001)
Amends SSA titles XVIII (Medicare) (including part C (Medicare+Choice) of the Medicare program) and XIX (Medicaid) to establish a prudent layperson standard for justification of emergency ambulance services under Medicare and Medicaid.