H.R.4625 - Medicare Home Health Rebasing Relief and Reassessment Act113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4] (Introduced 05/09/2014)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/16/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4625 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/09/2014)
Medicare Home Health Rebasing Relief and Reassessment Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to the system for prospective payments for home health services, to suspend for a 12-month period a specified adjustment to (rebasing of) Medicare home health prospective payment amounts.
Revises the home health outlier adjustment to equal not to exceed 2.25% (currently, 2.5%) for 2015 through 2023.
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study alternative methods for determining the appropriate adjustment for 2014 and subsequent years to the prospective payment for home health services, including methods offered by stakeholders.