H.R. 2841 (112th): Provider Tax Administrative Simplification Act of 2011

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 06, 2011 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2841

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 2, 2011

introduced the following bill

September 6, 2011

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve waivers under the Medicaid Program under title XIX of the Social Security Act that are related to State provider taxes that exempt certain retirement communities.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Provider Tax Administrative Simplification Act of 2011.

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Provider tax rule exemption for certain continuing care retirement communities

In the case of a State that has a provider tax that does not apply to continuing care retirement communities or life care communities (as such terms are used for purposes of section 1917(g) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1396p(g)) that have no beds that are certified to provide medical assistance (as such term is defined under section 1905(a) of such Act) under title XIX of the Social Security Act or that do not provide services for which payment may be made under title XIX of the Social Security Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall approve a waiver under section 433.68(e)(2)(iii) of title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations regardless of whether the Secretary determines that the State satisfies the requirements of section 433.68(e)(2)(iii)(B) of such title.