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H.R. 3331: To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology.

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 3331 authorizes the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test a program offering incentive payments to behavioral health providers that adopt and use certified electronic health record technology.

The U.S. government introduced the Meaningful Use program as part of the 2009 Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, to encourage health care providers to show "meaningful use" of a certified Electronic Health Record (EHR). In doing so, eligible providers who do so receive incentive payments, but behavioral health providers were not included in ...

Sponsor and status

Lynn Jenkins

Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 14, 2018
Length: 3 pages
Introduced:

Jul 20, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 6: SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 24, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

39% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jul 20, 2017
 
Introduced

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Apr 11, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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Apr 25, 2018
 
Considered by Health

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May 9, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jun 8, 2018
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jun 12, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 3331 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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