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Short Titles as Introduced

Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior (CARES) Act of 2015

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the 3-day prior hospitalization requirement for Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility services in qualified skilled nursing facilities, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/13/2015Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
02/27/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
01/13/2015Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/13/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means01/13/2015 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health02/27/2015 Referred to

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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.