Summary: H.R.4039 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (10/07/2005)

Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the reduction in unusued medical residency positions as a component of the Secretary of Health and Human Services' payment of direct graduate medical education costs under the Medicare program. Makes an exception from this reduction for small family practice residency programs in hospitals located in rural areas or small urban areas.