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Text of the A bill to make technical amendments to the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 regarding the ...

...1999 regarding the implementation of the per diem prospective payment system for psychiatric hospitals.

This bill was introduced on May 15, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of May 15, 2000 (Introduced).

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S 2556 IS

106th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2556

To make technical amendments to the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 regarding the implementation of the per diem prospective payment system for psychiatric hospitals.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 15, 2000

Mr. MACK (for himself and Mr. BREAUX) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To make technical amendments to the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 regarding the implementation of the per diem prospective payment system for psychiatric hospitals.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE BBRA.

    (a) PER DIEM PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM FOR PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS- Section 124 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 (113 Stat. 1501A-332), as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(6) of Public Law 106-113, is amended--

      (1) in subsection (b), by striking ‘October 1, 2001’ and inserting ‘October 1, 2000’; and

      (2) in subsection (c), by striking ‘October 1, 2002’ and inserting ‘October 1, 2001’.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendments made by subsection (a) shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 124 of the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999 (113 Stat. 1501A-332), as enacted into law by section 1000(a)(6) of Public Law 106-113.