H.R.2500 - Equal Access and Parity for Multi-Campus Hospitals Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] (Introduced 07/12/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/20/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2500 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/12/2011)
Equal Access and Parity for Multi-Campus Hospitals Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA), with respect to payments to hospitals for inpatient hospital services, to prescribe a special rule for applying Medicare electronic health record (EHR) incentive payments, at the election of a qualified main hospital, to its remote inpatient locations.
Prohibits administrative or judicial review of: (1) the methodology and standards for determining a remote inpatient location, a qualified remote inpatient location, a component facility, a qualified component facility, a main provider, and a qualified main provider, and which such locations, facilities, and providers are qualified; and (2) the methodology and standards for the election in connection with such special rule.
Amends SSA title XIX (Medicaid) to set forth a special rule for applying Medicaid EHR incentive payments, at the election of a qualified main hospital, to its remote locations.