Summary: H.R.3912 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3912. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (07/23/2019)

Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act

This bill expands, establishes, and otherwise modifies requirements under Medicare and other health care programs relating to individuals with end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

Among other things, the bill

  • expands the scope of the National Health Service Corps to specifically include kidney disease specialists,
  • modifies payments under the Medicare ESRD program to exclude certain adjustment factors (e.g., comorbidities),
  • authorizes incentive payments for renal dialysis facilities that exceed performance standards under the Medicare ESRD program, and
  • expands guaranteed issue rights with respect to Medigap policies (Medicare supplemental health insurance policies) to all ESRD beneficiaries.