S.3659 - Quality Improvement Organization Program Restoration Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] (Introduced 12/05/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||12/05/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3659 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (12/05/2012)
Quality Improvement Organization Program Restoration Act - Amends the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 to repeal its revisions to requirements for contracts with Medicare Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs).
Amends title XI of the Social Security Act to specify expenditures or funding for: (1) 3-year QIO contracts for contract periods beginning on or after August 1, 2014, and ending on or before July 31, 2021, but with a certain reduction in aggregate funds payable after October 1, 2014; and (2) contracts with utilization and quality control peer review organizations for any contract period beginning on or after August 1, 2014.