Summary: S.397 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (02/15/2017)

Fair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish, with respect to hospitals not located in a frontier state, a floor on the area wage adjustment factor for hospital inpatient and outpatient services covered under Medicare. (Such a floor already applies with respect to hospitals located in frontier states.)