Summary: S.986 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (04/27/2017)

Fairness for Our Hospitals Act of 2017

This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow a hospital that meets specified criteria and is located in a state with no rural areas to be considered a Medicare-dependent hospital. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shall establish and implement a process for reimbursing impacted hospitals for any underpayments resulting from this bill's implementation.