H.R.4850 - MediFair Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] (Introduced 05/23/2002)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/03/2002 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.4850 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
MediFair Act of 2002 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a system for making adjustments to the amount of payment to entities and individuals for items and services provided under the original Medicare fee-for-service program under Medicare parts A (Hospital Insurance) and B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) for the stated purpose of improving payment equity under such program.
Introduced in House (05/23/2002)
Directs the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission to develop recommendations for Congress on policies and practices that, if implemented, would encourage: (1) healthy outcomes and quality care under the Medicare program in States with respect to which payments are reduced under the system under this Act; and (2) the efficient use of payments made under the Medicare program in such States.