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House Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthHouse Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedJune 11th, 2009
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GPCI Justice Act of 2009
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to transition to the use of metropolitan statistical areas as fee schedule areas for the physician fee schedule in California under the Medicare Program.
GPCI Justice Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to the geographic practice cost index (GPCI) for adjustments to physician fee schedule areas, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise the fee schedule areas for California to use the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) iterative Geographic Adjustment Factor methodology, in accordance with specified requirements.