H. R. 5204
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 4, 2004
Ms. Eshoo introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend section 340E of the Public Health Service Act (relating to children’s hospitals) to modify provisions regarding the determination of the amount of payments for indirect expenses associated with operating approved graduate medical residency training programs.
Disregard of newborn bassinets in calculating case mix for receipt by children’s hospitals of funding for graduate medical education programs
Section 340E(d) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 256e(d)) is amended—
in paragraph (1), by striking
related to and inserting
associated with; and
in paragraph (2)(A)—
ratio of the after
hospitals and the; and
by inserting at the end before the semicolon
to beds (but excluding beds or bassinets assigned to healthy newborn infants).
The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply to payments for periods beginning with fiscal year 2005.