HR 1044

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1044

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide payment under part A of the Medicare Program on a reasonable cost basis for anesthesia services furnished by an anesthesiologist in certain rural hospitals in the same manner as payments are provided for anesthesia services furnished by anesthesiologist assistants and certified registered nurse anesthetists in such hospitals.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 11, 2011

Ms. JENKINS (for herself, Mr. CUELLAR, and Mr. AKIN) 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 provide payment under part A of the Medicare Program on a reasonable cost basis for anesthesia services furnished by an anesthesiologist in certain rural hospitals in the same manner as payments are provided for anesthesia services furnished by anesthesiologist assistants and certified registered nurse anesthetists in such hospitals.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. MEDICARE PART A PAYMENT FOR ANESTHESIOLOGIST SERVICES IN CERTAIN RURAL HOSPITALS BASED ON CRNA PASS-THROUGH RULES.

`Anesthesiologist Services Provided in Certain Rural Hospitals

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