H.R.5799: Rural Access to Hospice Act of 2016

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Bill Summary

Rural Access to Hospice Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow payment under Medicare for certain services furnished to hospice patients by rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). With respect to a patient who elects to receive hospice care under Medicare, current law generally limits payment for services that are either duplicative of such care or related to the...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
July 29, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
July 14, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
July 14, 2016

Introduced in the House by Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.)

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