H.R.2443 - Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] (Introduced 05/14/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||05/15/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2443 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/14/2009)
Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to increase to 6% permanently the rate of increase in the fee schedule for ground ambulance services furnished on or after January 1, 2010, in rural and urban areas.
Makes permanent the increase in the base rate of the fee schedule the Secretary of Health and Human Services is required to make for a trip in the case of ground ambulance services furnished on or after July 1, 2004, (and beyond January 1, 2010) for which the transportation originates in a qualified low population density rural area.