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HR 5426

110th CONGRESS
2d Session

H. R. 5426

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the per resident payment floor for direct graduate medical education payments under the Medicare Program.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 13, 2008

Mr. PASCRELL (for himself and Mr. LEWIS of Kentucky) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the per resident payment floor for direct graduate medical education payments under the Medicare Program.

SECTION 1. INCREASING TO 100 PERCENT OF THE LOCALITY ADJUSTED NATIONAL AVERAGE PER RESIDENT AMOUNT THE PAYMENT FLOOR FOR DIRECT GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PAYMENTS UNDER THE MEDICARE PROGRAM.

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