Summary: S.332 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/02/2015)

Rural Hospital Access Act of 2015

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to make permanent the Medicare-dependent, small rural subsection (d) hospital program and increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program.

(Generally, a subsection [d] hospital is an acute care hospital, particularly one that receives payments under Medicare's inpatient prospective payment system [IPPS] when providing covered inpatient services to eligible beneficiaries.)