HR 315

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 315

To reduce the amount of paperwork and improve payment policies for health care services, to prevent fraud and abuse through health care provider education, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 18, 2011

Mr. THORNBERRY 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 concerned


A BILL

To reduce the amount of paperwork and improve payment policies for health care services, to prevent fraud and abuse through health care provider education, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. NATIONAL BIPARTISAN COMMISSION ON BILLING CODES AND FORMS SIMPLIFICATION.

SEC. 3. EDUCATION OF PHYSICIANS AND PROVIDERS CONCERNING MEDICARE PROGRAM PAYMENTS.

SEC. 4. POLICY DEVELOPMENT REGARDING E&M GUIDELINES UNDER THE MEDICARE PROGRAM.

SEC. 5. OVERPAYMENTS UNDER THE MEDICARE PROGRAM.

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