H.R. 1656 (112th): Urban Medicare-Dependent Hospitals Preservation Act of 2011

Apr 15, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

S. 1900 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 17, 2011

Christopher “Chris” Smith
Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district
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Apr 15, 2011
5 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1390 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2013

S. 1900 (Related)
Urban Medicare-Dependent Hospitals Preservation Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011


This bill was introduced on April 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Apr 15, 2011
Referred to Committee Apr 15, 2011
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve access to urban Medicare-dependent hospitals.


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15 cosponsors (11D, 4R) (show)

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Urban Medicare-Dependent Hospitals Preservation Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2011, to revise the criteria and payment formula for "subsection (d) hospitals" which are urban Medicare-dependent hospitals.
(Generally a subsection (d) hospital is an acute care hospital particularly one that receives payments under Medicare's inpatient prospective payment system when providing covered inpatient services to eligible beneficiaries.)

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