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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Holding Providers Harmless From Medicare Cuts During COVID–19 Act of 2020

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an increase in payment under part B of the Medicare program for certain services in response to COVID-19.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
12/10/2020Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
12/10/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Hyde-Smith, Cindy [R-MS]* 12/10/2020
Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]* 12/10/2020
Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR]* 12/10/2020
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 12/10/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Finance12/10/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (12/10/2020)

Holding Providers Harmless From Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020

This bill temporarily increases payments to providers under Medicare medical services. Specifically, the bill provides an additional payment for certain services in 2021 and 2022 if the otherwise applicable payment is less than what it would have been in 2020. The bill applies to services that are payable under the physician fee schedule, excluding specified outpatient evaluation and management services.