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      house Committees
      House Committee on Ways and Means
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedOctober 4th, 2013

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Title

Medicare Home Health Fraud Reduction Act

Official Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a maximum threshold for episode reimbursement to skilled home health agencies under Medicare.

Summary

Medicare Home Health Fraud Reduction Act - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit payments to a skilled home health agency under the prospective payment system for any episode of care to the extent that it exceeds the applicable episode utilization limit established by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Specifies the formula for establishing an episode utilization limit for a skilled home health agency.

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