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Text of the CAH Designation Waiver Authority Act of 2009

This bill was introduced on June 3, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 3, 2009 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2692

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 3, 2009

(for himself, Mr. Ross, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Skelton, Mr. Thompson of Pennsylvania, Mr. Heller, and Mr. Grijalva) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to restore State authority to waive the 35-mile rule for designating critical access hospitals under the Medicare Program.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the CAH Designation Waiver Authority Act of 2009.

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Restoring State Authority to Waive the 35-mile rule for Medicare Critical Access Hospital designations

Section 1820(c)(2)(B)(i)(II) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395i–4(c)(2)(B)(i)(II)) is amended by inserting or on or after the date of enactment of the CAH Designation Waiver Authority Act of 2009 after January 1, 2006,.