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Introduced in House (02/01/2017)


115th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 807


To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 1, 2017

Mr. Paulsen (for himself, Mr. Kind, Mrs. Blackburn, Ms. Matsui, Mr. Meehan, Ms. DelBene, Mrs. Radewagen, Mr. Ryan of Ohio, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. Cicilline, Mrs. Comstock, Ms. Jenkins of Kansas, Mr. Stewart, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Murphy of Pennsylvania, Mr. Carter of Georgia, Ms. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, Ms. McCollum, Mr. Kelly of Pennsylvania, Mr. Joyce of Ohio, Mr. Blumenauer, Mr. Barletta, Mrs. Napolitano, Mr. Foster, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Mr. Swalwell of California, Mr. Pascrell, Mr. Larson of Connecticut, Ms. Slaughter, Ms. Roybal-Allard, Ms. Frankel of Florida, Ms. Brownley of California, Mr. Kildee, Mr. Pocan, Mrs. Wagner, Mr. Heck, Ms. Judy Chu of California, Mr. Marino, Mr. Young of Alaska, Mr. Langevin, Mr. Costello of Pennsylvania, Mr. Wilson of South Carolina, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Lowenthal, and Mr. Poliquin) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps, 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. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017”.

SEC. 2. Outpatient therapy cap repeal.

(a) In general.—Section 1833 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395l) is amended by striking subsection (g).

(b) Effective date.—The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to services furnished after the date of the enactment of this Act.


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