H.R. 2712 (106th): Medicare Puerto Rico Hospital Payment Parity Act of 1999

Aug 04, 1999 (106th Congress, 1999–2000)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Aug 04, 1999
Carlos Romero-Barceló
Resident Commissioner for Puerto Rico At Large
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Aug 04, 1999
3 pages
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the percentage of the national rate payable for inpatient hospitals services applicable to hospitals located in Puerto Rico to 100 percent.


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16 cosponsors (14D, 2R) (show)

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Medicare Puerto Rico Hospital Payment Parity Act of 1999 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the formula for determining the amount of Medicare payment with respect to the operating costs of inpatient hospital services of certain Puerto Rico hospitals, gradually increasing the national payment rate to 100 percent by FY 2002.

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