H.R.975 - Home Health Fairness Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3] (Introduced 03/13/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/20/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.975 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Home Health Fairness Act of 2001 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000, to: (1) eliminate a specified 15 percent reduction in cost and per beneficiary limits with respect to payment rates for home health services under the Medicare prospective payment system for such services; and (2) provide for a permanent payment increase for such services furnished in a rural area.
Introduced in House (03/13/2001)
Makes this Act effective as if included in the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000.