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Introduced in House (05/22/2008)

Assuring Access to Medicare Doctors Act of 2008 - Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare physician payment rates.

Makes adjustments to funding available to the Physician Assistance and Quality Initiative (PAQI) Fund. Reduces amounts available to the Fund for expenditure during 2013, but adds funds for 2014 expenditures (under the same limitations provided for those made with money available during 2013).

Provides for the transfer and deposit into the Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Fund of amounts appropriated under the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, which have not otherwise been obligated as of January 1, 2009, for allotments to states for payments to eligible providers for unreimbursable costs incurred by providing emergency health care services to undocumented aliens