H. R. 2990
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
May 23, 2019
Mr. Green of Tennessee (for himself and Mr. Thompson of Mississippi) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit States to designate without any mileage limitations facilities that are located in rural areas as critical access hospitals, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Rural Health Care Access Act of 2019.
Medicare Rural Hospital Flexibility Program
Section 1820 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395i–4) is amended—
in subsection (c)(2)(B)(i)—
, and that— and inserting a semicolon; and
by striking subclauses (I) and (II); and
in subsection (h)(3), by inserting
made before the date of the enactment of the Rural Health Care Access Act of 2019 after
The amendment made by subsection (a)(1) shall apply with respect to any designation or redesignation made on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.