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S. 607 (114th): Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Extension Act of 2015

The text of the bill below is as of Feb 27, 2015 (Introduced).


II

114th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 607

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

February 27, 2015

(for himself, Mr. Bennet, Ms. Murkowski, and Mr. Moran) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance

A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a five-year extension of the rural community hospital demonstration program, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Rural Community Hospital Demonstration Extension Act of 2015.

2.

Five-year extension of the rural community hospital demonstration program

(a)

Extension

Section 410A of the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–173; 42 U.S.C. 1395ww note), as amended by sections 3123 and 10313 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148), is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)(5), by striking 5-year extension period and inserting 10-year extension period; and

(2)

in subsection (g)—

(A)

in the subsection heading, by striking Five-Year and inserting Ten-Year;

(B)

in paragraph (1), by striking additional 5-year and inserting additional 10-year; and

(C)

by striking 5-year extension period and inserting 10-year extension period each place it appears .

(b)

Change in timing for report

Subsection (e) of such section 410A is amended by striking Not later than 6 months after the completion and inserting Not later than 2 years prior to the completion.