S.1738 - Medicare Appeals, Regulatory, and Contracting Improvement Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kerry, John F. [D-MA] (Introduced 11/28/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/28/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1738 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Medicare Appeals, Regulatory, and Contracting Improvement Act of 2001 - Amends part D (Miscellaneous) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) with respect to: (1) timelines for publication of final regulations and compliance with substantive changes after notice; (2) timeframes for the completion of the record in the appeals process; (3) contracts with Medicare administrative contractors for determining payment amounts, making payments, and providing certain provider services; (4) coordination of funding for education of service providers; and (5) standardization of random prepayment review and recovery of overpayments from Medicare administrative contractors.
Introduced in Senate (11/28/2001)
Grants a one-year delay in the lock-in procedures for Medicare+Choice plans under SSA title XVIII part C.
Provides a temporary moratorium on the requirement that home health agencies collect Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) data from non-Medicare patients.