Text: H.R.3940 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (11/05/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3940


To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize a blanket meaningful use significant hardship exception for the 2015 reporting period due to the delay in timely publication of the Stage 2 meaningful use rule.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 5, 2015

Mr. Tom Price of Georgia (for himself, Mrs. Black, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Harris, Mr. Jenkins of West Virginia, and Mr. Heck of Nevada) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize a blanket meaningful use significant hardship exception for the 2015 reporting period due to the delay in timely publication of the Stage 2 meaningful use rule.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Meaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Authorizing a blanket meaningful use significant hardship exception for 2015.

Sections 1848(a)(7)(B) and 1886(b)(3)(B)(ix)(II) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–4(a)(7)(B), 1395ww(b)(3)(B)(ix)(II)) are each amended by inserting “(or through a blanket exception with respect to the 2015 EHR reporting period)” after “on a case-by-case basis”.