H.R.1125 - Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-3] (Introduced 03/06/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/17/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in House (03/06/2003)
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 1125 Introduced in House (IH)] 108th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1125 To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES March 6, 2003 Mr. English (for himself, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Cardin, Mr. Pallone, Mr. Gary G. Miller of California, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida, Mrs. Emerson, Mr. Delahunt, Mr. Van Hollen, Mr. Rogers of Michigan, Mr. McHugh, Mr. Boehlert, Mr. Leach, Mr. Janklow, Mr. Hinchey, Mr. Green of Wisconsin, Mr. LaTourette, Mr. Clyburn, Mr. Terry, Mr. Davis of Alabama, Mr. Sanders, Mr. Gordon, Ms. Hart, Mr. Kleczka, Ms. Schakowsky, Mr. Schiff, Mr. Kucinich, Mr. Deutsch, Ms. Woolsey, Mr. Wexler, Mr. Davis of Illinois, Mr. Boehner, Ms. Baldwin, Ms. Berkley, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. McDermott, Mr. Pickering, Mr. Foley, Mr. Ross, Mr. Andrews, Mr. McCrery, Mr. McNulty, Mr. Boozman, Mr. Goode, and Mr. Kildee) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned _______________________________________________________________________ A BILL To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may be cited as the ``Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2003''. SEC. 2. OUTPATIENT THERAPY CAP REPEAL. (a) In General.--Section 1833 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395l) is amended by striking subsection (g). (b) Effective Date.--The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to expenses incurred after such date (as soon as possible after the date of the enactment of this Act) as the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall specify. <all>