Text: H.R.5985 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/29/2018)


115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5985


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 29, 2018

Mr. Paulsen (for himself and Mr. Marchant) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means


A BILL

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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Review of Medicare payment determinations for disproportionate share hospitals.

(a) In general.—Section 1886(r) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395ww(r)) is amended by striking paragraph (3).

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to any claim relating to a determination made under paragraph (2) of such section 1886(r) that is pending on a date that is on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.