Text: H.R.3637 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/23/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3637


To waive the 35-mile rule to permit recognition of Tyler Memorial Hospital as a critical access hospital under the Medicare Program.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 23, 2009

Mr. Carney introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

To waive the 35-mile rule to permit recognition of Tyler Memorial Hospital as a critical access hospital under the Medicare Program.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Waiver of 35-mile rule to permit recognition of Tyler Memorial Hospital as a critical access hospital under the Medicare program.

Tyler Memorial Hospital in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, is deemed to meet the requirement of section 1820(c)(2)(B)(i)(I) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395i–4(c)(2)(B)(i)(I)) for purposes of obtaining designation as a critical access hospital under the Medicare program effective for cost reporting periods beginning on or after July 1, 2009.