S.775 - Geriatric Care Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Lincoln, Blanche L. [D-AR] (Introduced 04/25/2001)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/25/2001 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.775 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Geriatric Care Act of 2001 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) with respect to payments to hospitals 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 (04/25/2001)
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.