H.R.5088 - PIMA of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] (Introduced 04/28/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/17/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5088 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/28/2016)
Promoting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2016 or PIMA of 2016
This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) expand Medicare's prohibition on physician self-referrals to include, with specified exceptions, certain advanced imaging, anatomic pathology, radiation therapy, and physical therapy services; and (2) establish increased civil monetary penalties for violations of the self-referral prohibition with respect to those services.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shall conduct a compliance review with respect to such referrals.