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Introduced in Senate (05/22/2003)

Fair And Impartial Rights (FAIR) for Medicare Act of 2003 - Places within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) any administrative law judge (ALJ) performing functions in the Medicare appeals process. Directs the Secretary of HHS to ensure the independence of such ALJ's according to specified criteria. Requires that they be placed in an administrative office organizationally and functionally separate from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Prohibits any individual who is not a duly appointed ALJ from performing ALJ functions in the Medicare appeals process.