S. 424 (112th): Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2011

Introduced:
Mar 01, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 1005 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Mar 10, 2011

Sponsor
Charles “Chuck” Schumer
Senior Senator from New York
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 01, 2011
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 1066 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 18, 2009

H.R. 1005 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 1, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 01, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 01, 2011
 
Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve access to ambulance services under the Medicare program.

Summary

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Cosponsors
12 cosponsors (8D, 3R, 1I) (show)
Committees

Senate Finance

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/1/2011--Introduced.
Medicare Ambulance Access Preservation Act of 2011 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to increase to 6% the rate of increase in the fee schedule for ground ambulance services furnished between January 1, 2012, and January 1, 2018, in rural and urban areas.
Extends to January 1, 2018, the increase in the base rate of the fee schedule the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) is required to make for a trip in the case of ground ambulance services furnished on or after July 1, 2004, for which the transportation originates in a qualified low population density rural area.

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