H.R. 5935 (109th): Medicare Residency Program Fairness Act of 2006

Introduced:
Jul 27, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Green
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Jul 27, 2006
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 3727 (Related)
Medicare Residency Program Fairness Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2006

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 27, 2006
Referred to Committee Jul 27, 2006
 
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an adjustment to the reduction of Medicare resident positions based on settled cost reports.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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House Ways and Means

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7/27/2006--Introduced.
Medicare Residency Program Fairness Act of 2006 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to payments to hospitals for the direct graduate medical education (DGME) costs of inpatient hospital services, particularly the redistribution among qualifying hospitals of unused resident positions which figure in the calculation of DGME costs.
Requires a specified adjustment to the reduction of Medicare resident positions for rural and small urban hospitals, where that reduction was based on a cost report subsequently settled, whether as a result of an appeal or otherwise, if the reference resident level under such settled cost report is higher than the resident level used for the reduction.

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