Text: H.R.6132 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/21/2006)


109th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6132

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the exceptions process with respect to caps on payments for therapy services under the Medicare Program.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 21, 2006

Mr. English of Pennsylvania (for himself, Mr. Blunt, Mr. Cardin, and Mr. Pallone) 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 extend the exceptions process with respect to caps on payments for therapy services under the Medicare Program.

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 “Securing Effective and Necessary Individual Outpatient Rehabilitation Services (SENIORS) Act of 2006”.

SEC. 2. Extension of exceptions process for medicare therapy caps.

Section 1833(g)(5) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395l(g)(5)) is amended by striking “2006” and inserting “the period beginning on January 1, 2006, and ending on December 31, 2007,”.