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house Bill H.R. 2663

Home Health Documentation and Program Improvement Act of 2017

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Title

Home Health Documentation and Program Improvement Act of 2017

Official Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to make changes to documentation of eligibility for Medicare home health services, and for other purposes.

Summary

Home Health Documentation and Program Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to use an individual's medical record from a home-health agency, as appropriate, to support certification of such individual's Medicare eligibility for home-health services. The bill requires the CMS to establish a process for home-health agencies that are entitled to an administrative appeal after being denied eligibility for Medicare reimbursement to, instead, enter into a settlement with the CMS.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
      Committee on Ways and Means
      Health
    IntroducedMay 25th, 2017

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