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

Jun 29, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
James “Jim” McGovern
Representative for Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district
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Jun 29, 2012
6 pages
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This bill was introduced on June 29, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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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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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