H. R. 5474
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 28, 2010
Mr. Schauer introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to reclassification of hospitals as rural referral centers under the Medicare Program.
This Act may be cited as the
Hospital Reclassification Correction
Act of 2010.
Reclassification of hospitals as rural referral centers under the Medicare program
1886(d)(10)(D)(iii) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.
1395ww(d)(10)(D)(iii)) is amended by inserting
or a hospital which is
the only subsection (d) hospital in its Metropolitan Statistical Area
under paragraph (5)(C).
The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to the application of guidelines to applications filed before, on, or after the date of the enactment of this Act for reclassifications for periods beginning on or after October 1, 2010.