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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit review of certain Medicare payment determinations for disproportionate share hospitals, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

05/29/2018Introduced in House

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06/07/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
05/29/2018Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/29/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Ways and Means05/29/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health06/07/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/29/2018)

This bill allows administrative or judicial review of additional Medicare disproportionate share hospital (DSH) payment determinations for acute care hospitals known as subsection (d) hospitals. Under current law, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must make DSH payments to qualifying hospitals that treat a disproportionate share of low-income patients.