H.R. 6059 (112th): Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2012

Introduced:
Jun 29, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
James “Jim” McGovern
Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 29, 2012
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 5803 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2010

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Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jul 11, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on June 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jun 29, 2012
Referred to Committee Jun 29, 2012
 
Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect Medicare beneficiaries' access to home health services under the Medicare Program.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

House Ways and Means

Health

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6/29/2012--Introduced.
Home Health Care Access Protection Act of 2012 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to the prospective payment system (PPS) for home health services and adjustments to it for case mix changes.
Requires for 2013 and each subsequent year that any evaluation of case mix changes and any such adjustment be made using standards developed consistent with specified processes, taking certain criteria into account.
Directs the Secretary to convene a Technical Advisory Group to advise on the development of such standards.

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