Summary: S.1926 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1926. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (11/21/2003)

Support Our Health Care Providers Act of 2003 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) the Social Security Act (SSA) with respect to services in rural areas, inpatient hospital services, physician services, preventive services, certain demonstrations and studies, home health services, graduate medical education (GME), chronic care improvement, regulatory and contracting reform, education and outreach, appeals and recovery, as well as specified aspects of the Medicaid program under title XIX.

(S. 1926 is identical, except with respect to any provider cuts or premium increases, to titles IV through VII of the conference report of H.R. 1, the Medicare Prescription Drug and Modernization Act of 2003, which became Public Law 108-173 on December 8, 2003. It excludes titles I (Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit), II (Medicare Advantage), III (Combatting Waste, Fraud, and Abuse), XI (Access to Affordable Pharmaceuticals), and XII (Tax Incentives for Health and Retirement Security) of the conference report of H.R. 1.)