H. R. 2692
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
June 3, 2009
Mr. Thornberry (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
CAH Designation Waiver Authority Act
Restoring State Authority to Waive the 35-mile rule for Medicare Critical Access Hospital designations
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,.