H.R.5803 - Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 07/21/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/21/2010 Referred to House Energy and Commerce (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5803 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/21/2010)
Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2010 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with respect to the prospective payment system (PPS) for home health services and adjustments to it for case mix changes.
Requires for years beginning with 2011 that any evaluation of case mix changes and any such adjustment be made using standards developed consistent with specified processes, taking certain criteria into account.
Directs the Secretary to convene a Technical Advisory Group to advise on the development of such standards.