H.R.5613 - CAH Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] (Introduced 07/01/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means | Senate - Finance|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-696|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/22/2016 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.5613 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/21/2016)
Continuing Access to Hospitals Act of 2016 or the CAH Act of 2016
This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to continue to instruct Medicare contractors not to enforce requirements for direct physician supervision of outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2016.
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission must report on the effect of extending this instruction on: (1) Medicare beneficiaries, and (2) hospital staffing needs.