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Introduced in House (05/23/2002)

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.

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.