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S 829

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 829

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 14, 2011

Mr. CARDIN (for himself, Ms. COLLINS, Mr. INOUYE, Mr. BLUNT, Mr. LEAHY, Mr. JOHNSON of South Dakota, Mr. FRANKEN, Mr. AKAKA, Mr. REED, and Mr. GRAHAM) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance


A BILL

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare outpatient rehabilitation therapy caps.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2011'.

SEC. 2. OUTPATIENT THERAPY CAP REPEAL.

    Section 1833 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395(l)) is amended by striking subsection (g).

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