H.R.3584 - Medicare+Choice Improvement and Stabilization Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] (Introduced 12/20/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/28/2001 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.3584 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Medicare+Choice Improvement and Stabilization Act of 2001 - Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to make each annual Medicare+Choice capitation rate for a Medicare+Choice payment area for a contract year equal to the largest of the amounts specified under current law or, for 2003, 100 percent of the fee-for-service costs for the Medicare+Choice payment area for services covered under Medicare parts A (Hospital Insurance) or B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) for individuals entitled to benefits under part A and enrolled under part B who are not enrolled in a Medicare+Choice plan under this part for the year.
Introduced in House (12/20/2001)
Revises the calculation of the national standardized annual Medicare+Choice capitation rate used in determining the input-price-adjusted annual national Medicare+Choice capitation rate for a Medicare+Choice payment area for calculation of annual Medicare+Choice capitation rates for 2003.
Eliminates budget neutrality in such calculation for a year other than 2003. Modifies requirements for establishment of standards (other than solvency standards) for provider-sponsored organizations for Medicare+Choice organizations and plans in relation to State laws to avoid duplicative State regulation.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a demonstration program under which payment rules for Medicare+Choice organizations are modified in order to promote: (1) the offering of Medicare+Choice plans by preferred provider organizations, of Medicare+Choice plans that provide point-of-sale coverage for other than participating providers, and of MSA plans: and (2) the use of disease management programs by Medicare+Choice plans.
Amends SSA title XVII part C to: (1) suspend the limitation for program reentry for Medicare+Choice organizations for 2003 and 2004; and (2) set forth rules governing specialized Medicare+Choice plans for special needs beneficiaries.
Amends the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 to provide for extension of municipal health service demonstration projects.