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Committee on Energy and CommerceCommittee on Ways and MeansIntroducedJune 12th, 2009
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Medicare Payment Improvement Act of 2009
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to create a value indexing mechanism for the physician work component of the Medicare physician fee schedule.
Medicare Payment Improvement Act of 2009 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to determine a value index for the physician work component for each Medicare physician fee schedule area.