Summary: H.R.1899 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/17/2007)

Enhanced Options for Rural Health Care Act of 2007 - Amends part A (Hospital Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide that nothing in such title shall be construed as preventing a critical access hospital from using any of its designated number of beds to provide assisted living or from accepting private payments for related services.

Declares that such use shall not increase the total number of beds that the facility may have and maintain its designation as such a hospital.