H. R. 4040
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 25, 2019
Mr. Lewis (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
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Protecting Access to Spinal Surgeries Act.
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.