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      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      Health
    IntroducedJune 28th, 2013

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Title

Rural Hospital Fairness Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend for one year the hold harmless provision for small rural hospitals and sole community hospitals under the Medicare prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services, and for other purposes.

Summary

Rural Hospital Fairness Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, as amended by the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, to extend from January 1, 2013 to January 1, 2014, specified "hold harmless" payments for small rural hospitals and sole community hospitals under the Medicare prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department services.

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