H. R. 3940
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 5, 2015
Mr. Tom Price of Georgia (for himself, Mrs. Black, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Roe of Tennessee, Mr. Harris, Mr. Jenkins of West Virginia, and Mr. Heck of Nevada) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to authorize a blanket meaningful use significant hardship exception for the 2015 reporting period due to the delay in timely publication of the Stage 2 meaningful use rule.
This Act may be cited as the
Meaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015.
Authorizing a blanket meaningful use significant hardship exception for 2015
Sections 1848(a)(7)(B) and 1886(b)(3)(B)(ix)(II) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395w–4(a)(7)(B), 1395ww(b)(3)(B)(ix)(II)) are each amended by inserting
(or through a blanket exception with respect to the 2015 EHR reporting period) after
on a case-by-case basis.