Introduced in House Passed House Introduced in Senate Passed Senate To President Became Law
02/04/2020          

Rural ER Access Act

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02/04/2020 Introduced in House Open
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116 HR 5754 IH: Rural ER Access Act
U.S. House of Representatives
2020-02-04
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I116th CONGRESS2d SessionH. R. 5754IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESFebruary 4, 2020Mr. Green of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise regulations to remove the requirement under the Medicare program that an off-campus facility or organization shall be located within a 35-mile radius of a hospital or critical access hospital, and for other purposes.
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This Act may cited as the Rural ER Access Act.
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Removing location requirements under the Medicare program applicable to off-campus facilities or organizations
Not later than 60 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall revise section 413.65(e)(3)(i) of title 42, Code of Federal Regulations (or any successor regulation), to remove the requirement under the Medicare program that an off-campus facility or organization shall be located within a 35-mile radius of the campus of a hospital or critical access hospital that is the potential main provider to meet the location requirements to be eligible for provider-based status.

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Mark Green R-TN 02/04/2020 Sponsor
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02/04/2020 President Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.Action By: House of Representatives
02/04/2020 President Introduced in HouseAction By: House of Representatives
Summary
There is one summary for H.R.5754. View summaries Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/04/2020) Rural ER Access Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to repeal regulations that require off-campus facilities to be located within 35 miles of the main hospital or critical access hospital in order to receive provider-based status under Medicare (i.e., to be considered as hospital outpatient departments for purposes of Medicare payment).
Shown Here:Introduced in House (02/04/2020) Rural ER Access Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to repeal regulations that require off-campus facilities to be located within 35 miles of the main hospital or critical access hospital in order to receive provider-based status under Medicare (i.e., to be considered as hospital outpatient departments for purposes of Medicare payment).
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Commerce
Green of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise regulations to remove the requirement under the Medicare program that an off-campus facility

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Energy
Green of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise regulations to remove the requirement under the Medicare program that an off-campus facility

Health
Green of Tennessee introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concernedA BILLTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise regulations to remove the requirement under the Medicare program that an off-campus facility


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