S.2057 - Geriatric Care Act of 2002107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lincoln, Blanche L. [D-AR] (Introduced 03/21/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/21/2002 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2057 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Geriatric Care Act of 2002 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) with respect to payments to hospitals, rural health clinics, or Federally qualified health centers for direct graduate medical education costs and the limitation on the number of full-time-equivalent residents in allopathic and osteopathic medicine. Provides for the disregard of up to three geriatric residents in applying such limitation.
Introduced in Senate (03/21/2002)
Amends SSA title XVIII, as amended by the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Benefits Improvement and Protection Act of 2000, to provide for Medicare coverage of care coordination and assessment services to an individual with a serious and disabling chronic condition.