H.R.4736 - To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal limiting charges under the Medicare Program for non-participating physicians and to preempt State laws that prohibit balance billing.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Feeney, Tom [R-FL-24] (Introduced 12/17/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/20/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4736 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/17/2007)
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the limitiation on actual charges to a beneficiary under Medicare for services by a nonparticipating physician or nonparticipating supplier or other person who does not accept payment on an assignment-related basis for a physician's service.
Prohibits a state from imposing a limit on the amount of charges, in relation to recognized payment amounts under any health plan or otherwise, a physician may impose for services furnished. Preempts any such limit.