H.R. 6376 (111th): To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to physician supervision of therapeutic hospital outpatient services.

Introduced:
Sep 29, 2010 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Earl Pomeroy
Representative for North Dakota At Large
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Sep 29, 2010
Length
13 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Sep 29, 2010
Referred to Committee Sep 29, 2010
 
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Cosponsors
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9/29/2010--Introduced.
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to state that, except with respect to high-risk or complex medical services requiring direct levels of supervision, if the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) requires supervision by a physician or non-physician practitioner for Medicare payment for therapeutic hospital outpatient services, that requirement is met if such services are furnished under the physician's or non-physician practitioner's general supervision.
Directs the Secretary of HHS to establish a process for designating therapeutic hospital outpatient services for which direct supervision may be required.
Declares without force or effect in law regarding Medicare requirements for direct supervision by physicians for therapeutic hospital outpatient services a specified restatement and clarification under the final rule making changes to the Medicare hospital outpatient prospective payment system and calendar year 2009 payment rates, which was published in the Federal Register on November 18, 2008.

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