Summary: H.R.4178 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4178. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/31/2017)

Healthcare Enhancement for Americas Rural Towns Act or the HEART Act

This bill permanently extends and otherwise revises the Medicare-Dependent Hospital program (which provides increased payments to certain smaller, rural hospitals that serve a proportionally high number of Medicare patients). The bill also extends through FY 2019 the program for increased payments under Medicare for low-volume hospitals.