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H.R. 4040 (116th): Protecting Access to Spinal Surgeries Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 25, 2019 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 4040

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 25, 2019

(for himself, Mr. Crow, Mr. Perlmutter, Mrs. McBath, and Ms. DeGette) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the temporary exception to the application of the site neutral IPPS payment rate to discharges from certain spinal cord specialty hospitals, and for other purposes.

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Short title

This Act may be cited as the Protecting Access to Spinal Surgeries Act.

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Extension of temporary exception to application of site neutral IPPS payment rate to discharges from certain spinal cord specialty hospitals

Section 1886(m)(6)(F) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395ww(m)(6)(F)) is amended by striking fiscal years 2018 and 2019 and inserting any of fiscal years 2018 through 2024.