HR 560

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 560

To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure proportional representation of rural interests on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, and to provide for greater transparency in proceedings of those Commissions.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 8, 2011

Mr. WALDEN (for himself, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. ROSS of Arkansas, Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS, and Mr. MATHESON) 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 amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure proportional representation of rural interests on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission, and to provide for greater transparency in proceedings of those Commissions.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. ENSURING PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION OF INTERESTS OF RURAL AREAS ON THE MEDICARE PAYMENT ADVISORY COMMISSION (MEDPAC) AND GREATER TRANSPARENCY OF MEDPAC PROCEEDINGS.

SEC. 3. ENSURING PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION OF INTERESTS OF RURAL AREAS ON THE MEDICAID AND CHIP PAYMENT AND ACCESS COMMISSION (MACPAC) AND GREATER TRANSPARENCY OF MACPAC PROCEEDINGS.

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