H.R.290 - Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior (CARES) Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] (Introduced 01/13/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/27/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.290 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/13/2015)
Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior (CARES) Act of 2015
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to coverage of extended care services without regard to the three-day prior hospitalization requirement (non-post-hospital extended care services).
Restricts such coverage to non-post-hospital extended care services in a qualified skilled nursing facility.
Directs the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MEDPAC) to study the cost of impact of this Act.