Text: H.R.43 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/06/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 43

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 6, 2009

Mr. Becerra (for himself, Mr. Blunt, and Mr. Ross) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Outpatient therapy cap repeal.

Section 1833 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395(l)) is amended by striking subsection (g).