H.R.6561 - Comprehensive Care for Seniors Act of 2018115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] (Introduced 07/26/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce | Senate - Finance|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 115-934|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/17/2018 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.6561 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/12/2018)
Comprehensive Care for Seniors Act of 2018
(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to issue a final rule based on the provisions of a proposed rule regarding Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) by December 31, 2018.
PACE is a program under Medicare and Medicaid that provides in-home and community services for certain individuals as an alternative to nursing home care. The proposed rule updates and revises application, enforcement, and other administrative requirements. The CMS published the proposed rule in August 2016; final action is expected in August 2019.