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Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare.


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Date
03/12/2019Introduced in Senate

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Date
03/12/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
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Senate Finance03/12/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (03/12/2019)

Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2019

This bill deems an individual receiving outpatient observation services in a hospital as an inpatient for purposes of satisfying the three-day inpatient hospital-stay requirement with respect to Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facility services.