H.R.6693: Critical Access Hospital Expansion Act of 2020

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 1, 2020
  • Latest Major Action May 1, 2020

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Bill Summary

Critical Access Hospital Expansion Act of 2020 This bill allows states to certify additional hospitals as necessary providers of services that may qualify as critical access hospitals (CAHs) under Medicare. Currently, a hospital must have been certified prior to January 1, 2006, in order to qualify as a CAH and accordingly receive special payment under Medicare.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 1, 2020
Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
May 1, 2020

Introduced in the House by Mike Thompson (D-Calif.)

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