Summary: H.R.1643 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.1643. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/19/2009)

Medicare Access to Community Health Centers (MATCH) Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the definition of "federally qualified health center services" to include ambulatory services furnished by a federally qualified health center (FQHC) for which payment may otherwise be made under Medicare if such services were furnished by a non-FQHC health care provider or health care professional employed by or under contract with an FQHC.

Permits payment for hospital-based services.

Provides for a Medicare prospective payment system (PPS) for Medicare-covered services provided by FQHCs.