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Rural Hospital Access Act of 2017

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make permanent the extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program.

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04/06/2017Introduced in Senate

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04/06/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Senate Finance04/06/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (04/06/2017)

Rural Hospital Access Act of 2017

This bill permanently extends the Medicare-Dependent Hospital program (which provides increased payments to certain smaller, rural hospitals that serve a proportionally high number of Medicare patients) and the program for increased payments under Medicare for low-volume hospitals.