H.R.6873 - Medicare Hospice Protection Act of 2008110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] (Introduced 09/11/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||09/11/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6873 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/11/2008)
Medicare Hospice Protection Act of 2008 - Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services from phasing out or eliminating the budget neutrality adjustment factor in the Medicare hospice wage index before October 1, 2009.
Directs the Secretary to recompute and apply the final Medicare hospice wage index for FY2009 as if there had been no reduction in the budget neutrality adjustment factor.