H.R. 4515 (107th): Rural Community Hospital Assistance Act of 2002

Apr 18, 2002 (107th Congress, 2001–2002)
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

S. 2615 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 12, 2002

This bill was introduced on April 18, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Apr 18, 2002
Jerry Moran
Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district
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Apr 18, 2002
19 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 937 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2003

S. 2615 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2002

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for improvements in access to services in rural hospitals and critical access hospitals.


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51 cosponsors (28D, 23R) (show)

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Rural Community Hospital Assistance Act of 2002 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) provide for establishment of the rural community hospital (RCH) program; (2) remove certain barriers to establishment of distinct part units by RCH and Medicare critical access hospital (CAH) facilities; and (3) revise the CAH program, making various specified payment-related changes.

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