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Short Titles as Introduced

Fair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ensure fairness in Medicare hospital payments by establishing a floor for the area wage index applied with respect to certain hospitals.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
02/16/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (6)

Date
03/01/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
02/17/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/16/2017Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/16/2017Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/16/2017Referred 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/16/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means02/16/2017 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health03/01/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce02/16/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/17/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/16/2017)

Fair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish, with respect to hospitals not located in a frontier state, a floor on the area wage adjustment factor for hospital inpatient and outpatient services covered under Medicare. (Such a floor already applies with respect to hospitals located in frontier states.)