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Introduced in House (03/06/2003)

 
[Congressional Bills 108th Congress]
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[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.


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                    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

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                                 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.
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